[tex-live] Update problem

Siep Kroonenberg siepo at bitmuis.nl
Fri Aug 17 16:01:18 CEST 2018

On Fri, Aug 17, 2018 at 10:47:49AM +0000, Erwin Albert Karl Bruning wrote:
> Good day,
> I just installed a portable version of TeX Live on a Windows 10 system.
> When I wanted to update the installer produced the message below
> and did not proceed. Please advise.
> Regards,
> Erwin Bruning
> Loading local TeX Live database
>   (E:/texlive/tlpkg/texlive.tlpdb)
> This may take some time, please be patient ...
> tlmgr.pl: Couldn't set up the necessary programs.
> Installation of packages is not supported.
> Please report to texlive at tug.org.
> tlmgr.pl: Continuing anyway ...
> ... done loading.

You are talking about the 2018 release?

How did you invoke TeX Live package Manager?

Another consideration: if you installed with elevated permissions
then you also need to run tlmgr with elevated permissions.

Siep Kroonenberg

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