tlmgr: temporary directories not cleaned up

Norbert Preining preining at
Thu Mar 7 14:52:13 CET 2019

On Thu, 07 Mar 2019, Johannes Hielscher wrote:
> But temporary files are always left over whenever tlmgr is invoked with
> `--self --all` AND an texlive.infra update is installed.

Ahh, I see. I *can* imagine what is the problem ...

> My best explanation for this: at the moment where tlmgr is automatically
> restarted after texlive.infra updates, it forgets to tidy up its
> temporary folders.

Yes. The tidying up is left to the Temp Perl module, but it seems it
doesn't to the cleanup on exec. I will look into it (hopefully).

Thanks for your testing!!!


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