[tex-live] uninstall --force package

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Fri Mar 23 15:05:26 CET 2018

Hi Bob,

> removed the whole installation.

Indeed, that is what is the documented behaviour ;-)

> Or let uninstall/remove/erase be synonyms but require an
> explicit "--all" option to uninstall/remove/erase everything.

This is what we decided to do.
  remove [--force] <pkg> ...
    removes packages, --force ignores dependencies (all as before)
  remove [--force] --all
    uninstalls TeX Live, --force without asking
and uninstall == remove.
If you pass more options to rmeove --all ... then an error will be

Sorry for the inconveniences and thanks for the report!!


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