latest tlmgr update removes mktexlsr?

Karl Berry karl at
Mon Dec 30 23:23:57 CET 2019

    I hope the fix (for the TL distribution) is easy.

Yeah, it was just my brain forgetting one step :(. A fixed update is on
the TL master server now. It requires a --self update. It worked for me,
hope it won't have any new problems. And I hope it makes it around ctan
soon. Sorry again.

Herb asked (off-list) if mktexlsr will remain a symlink after the
correct update. The answer is yes. It should look like this:

bin/x86_64-linux/mktexlsr -> ../../texmf-dist/scripts/texlive/mktexlsr
  where that file should be (modulo owner/group):
-rwxr-xr-x 1 karl root 8209 Dec 29 20:18 mktexlsr

mktexlsr is now part of the texlive.infra package. --good luck to us all, karl.

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