[tex-live] Installing source packages

Philipp Stephani st_philipp at yahoo.de
Mon Sep 27 10:38:26 CEST 2010

Am 27.09.2010 um 03:14 schrieb Norbert Preining:

> On So, 26 Sep 2010, Philipp Stephani wrote:
>>>> I've just enabled the "Install source files" option. How can I now fetch the 
>>>> source files for the packages that are already installed? Neither "tlmgr update" 
>>>> nor "tlmgr install" seems to be able to install them.
>>> tlmgr install --reinstall
>> Thanks. (Perhaps not the most user-friendly option, but I think that's not a real problem since adding architectures is a quite rare operation.)
> What are you talking? I don't get it .... you asked for gettting the 
> sources you didn't install in first place ... not about 
> architecture changes?
> Sorry if I missed something here.

You missed nothing; I just wrote nonsense. In fact I did both: adding another architecture and activating the "install sources" options, and I seem to have confused the two...

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