[tex-live] 2015: fmtutil.pl depends on mktexlsr.pl

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Fri May 29 01:53:25 CEST 2015

On Thu, 28 May 2015, Thomas Witt wrote:
> I compiled TL 2015 from source. After installing this I noted that
> fmtutil was switched from fmtutil.sh to a perl version. This ftmutil.pl


> requires mktexlsr.pl to be present, but that one is not even part of the
> texlive-20150521-source.

Irrelevant. Nobody ever said that the texlive-20150521-source is
enough to get a running/working system.

You need the Master/texmf-dist tree, also in svn.

There you find

I repeat: Taking the source.tar.gz, compiling, and using the inst
directory will *NOT* give you a working TeX system.
The source tar is only used for building the binaries *to*be*dropped*
into Master/bin/<ARCH>/


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