[tex-live] Problem with latest tlmgr?

Victor Ivrii vivrii at gmail.com
Mon Sep 27 14:53:52 CEST 2010

On Mon, Sep 27, 2010 at 8:49 AM, Herbert Schulz <herbs at wideopenwest.com> wrote:
> Howdy,
> Using the TeX Live Utility (TLU) on Mac with TL2010 and a fixed repository (utah). Today there was a ``critical'' update to tlmgr and there were 9 other updates. After the update to tlmgr it listed no available updates manually while running
> sudo tlmgr update --all
> and 9 packages were installed. So far it looks like it's a TLU problem but wait... TLU reports
> 2010-09-27 07:41:19 -0500 Notice -[TLMOperation main][8079]     Successfully executed `/usr/texbin/tlmgr --machine-readable --repository http://ctan.math.utah.edu/tex-archive/systems/texlive/tlnet update --list`
> 2010-09-27 07:41:19 -0500 Notice -[TLMOperation main][8079]     tlmgr update: please specify a list of packages, --all or --self.
> 2010-09-27 07:41:19 -0500 Notice -[TLMListUpdatesOperation packages][8079]      No data read from standard output stream.
> So it's basically running tlmgr with `update --list'  and tlmgr doesn't seem to understand it. I can confirm that running
> tlmgr update --list
> seems to be broken.
> Good Luck,
> Herb Schulz
> (herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

%tlmgr update --list
tlmgr update: please specify a list of packages, --all or --self.

It looks like the latest tlmgr broke it


Victor Ivrii, Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Toronto

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