[tex-live] tlmgr bug

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Fri May 18 06:22:11 CEST 2018

Hi Paulo,

> TeX::LSR: ls-R file not writable, skipping:
> /usr/local/texlive/2018/texmf-var/ls-R
> Cannot write ls-R in /usr/local/texlive/2018/texmf-var. at
> /usr/local/texlive/2018/texmf-dist/scripts/texlive/mktexlsr.pl line 583.

Ok, not surprising.

> Correcting the permissions and running tlmgr again produces:
> tlmgr update --all
> tlmgr: package repository http://linorg.usp.br/CTAN/systems/texlive/tlnet
> (verified)
> tlmgr: saving backups to /usr/local/texlive/2018/tlpkg/backups
> tlmgr: no updates available
> and it never goes back to the rest of the updates.

Because all package updates have been installed. The mktexlsr only
failed. Just run mktexlsr manually.


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