[tex-live] Install package dependencies

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Tue Sep 10 01:12:51 CEST 2013

On Mo, 09 Sep 2013, Nikos Platis wrote:
> I see that
>        tlmgr install
> has an option:
>        --no-depends
>            Do not install dependencies.  (By default, installing a package
> ensures that all
>            dependencies of this package are fulfilled.)
> I wonder what this means, since very often, when I manually install a
> single package, I have to install packages that it requires.

ALthough we have a few package -> package dependencies, in general
we don't track inter package dependencies. The above *mostly* applies
to collection -> package dependencies.


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