[tex-live] texdoc and other binaries no longer working

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Tue Jan 10 02:23:36 CET 2017

> After today's `tlmgr update --self --all` (on a previously working installation), I get the following when trying to run TeXdoc:

Not reproducible here.

>     no file '/usr/local/lib/lua/5.2/texdoc.so'
>     no file '/usr/local/lib/lua/5.2/loadall.so'

That all looks very strange ... the file should NOT be loaded with
an external lua interpreter, but with texlua.

> `kpsewhich` silently fails, and font generation also seems to fail.  Another `tlmgr update --self --all` reports no available updates.

Even more strange, as kpsewhich is a binary.

So my guess is you have some mixture of destribution provided TeX and
locally installed TeX Live, plus a library mixup.


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