[tex-live] Ask tlmgr what the latest revision installed is

Norbert Preining norbert at preining.info
Fri Feb 5 03:48:20 CET 2016

Hi Xu,

>understand, tlmgr might update package blart from 200 to 204 and
>foobar from 190 to 205. Suppose that it is only those two packages. I
>want to have the number 205 but without specifying 'foobar'.

Before updating you can use
   tlgmr update --list
and extract this information, maybe with --machinereadable added, but after updating tlmgr itself had no idea about what has been updated.

But you can check TEXMFSYSVAR/web2c/tlmgr.log and extract the information from there.


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