TLMGR reports "location-url C:/TeX/Live/2019/tlpretest ERROR" and stops.

Reinhard Kotucha reinhard.kotucha at
Sun Mar 24 01:57:40 CET 2019

On 2019-03-23 at 22:37:42 +0000, Taylor, P wrote:

 > I endavoured to update my TeX Live 2019 pre-test installation for the first
 > time a few moments ago, and having re-rsynch'd I then launched "TeX Live
 > Manager" from Start Menu / Programs / TeX Live 2019 as adminstrator (since
 > it won't launch at all in user mode).  It reported that TLMGR required
 > updating, reported that it had updated and relaunched it, still reported
 > that it required updating, and when I tried "Update all" was told :
 >     location-url    C:/TeX/Live/2019/tlpretes    t
 >     ERROR
 > Can anyone advise, please ?


  tlmgr option

return "tlpretes    t" instead of "tlpretest"?


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