[tex-live] tlmgr 2013 for OS X | undefined PATH in TLUtils.pm

Steffen Kassner steffenkassner at googlemail.com
Sat Aug 24 21:57:13 CEST 2013

Thank you for your clarification. So the problem once again was sitting in front of the computer;) Adding my path from .profile should have been a no-brainer. Sorry for the false “bug” report...
And thanks to all who put so much effort in the whole project!


Am 24.08.2013 um 21:43 schrieb Adam R. Maxwell:

> On Aug 24, 2013, at 12:01, Steffen Kassner <steffenkassner at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> The explanation might be much more simple, however: I have a root cron job that runs a script which runs tlmgr. I don't set or export any PATH-variables in that script but use the full paths to start any programs or other scripts. Could this be the reason?
> Very likely; I haven't used cron on OS X for a long time, so am not familiar with its environment. I'd have thought that you would need to add /usr/texbin to PATH also, but maybe tlmgr builds its own paths based on its location.
> FWIW, TeX Live Utility has a feature that checks for updates and prompts you to install, but it does require interaction.
> Adam

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