cannot update TeXlive, nor use LaTeX

Siep Kroonenberg siepo at
Tue Jul 2 11:39:29 CEST 2019

On Mon, Jul 01, 2019 at 09:01:24PM -0400, Rick Voland wrote:
> TeXlive 2019 running on Windows 7
> I am unable to update using TeX Live Manager.  Also, I cannot use LaTeX, not using TeXworks editor (pdfLaTeX), not using latex from command line.  These problems started around June 26.   
> TeX Live Manager starts, but cannot find a repository and gives the following message:
> can't read "::active_cls": no such variable
> can't read "::active_cls": no such variable
>     while executing
> "if {[winfo class $c] in $::active_cls} {
>         $c state !disabled
>       }"
>     (procedure "total_dis_enable" line 21)
>     invoked from within
> "total_dis_enable 1 "
>     (procedure "read_line" line 26)
>     invoked from within
> "read_line"

As to TeX Live Manager:

Somehow, tlpkg/tltcl/tltcl.tcl did not get updated. However, it is
part of the .zip and .tar.gz installers, so you can manually copy it
from there.

Karl, Norbert, can one of you look into this?

Siep Kroonenberg

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