After installation of TL 2019: Tlmgr claims that directory 2018 is not writable
zdenek.wagner at gmail.com
Tue Jun 11 12:12:31 CEST 2019
It seems like a problem in PATH setting, it should contain the path to
e:/texlive/2019 but probably contains path to e:/texlive/2018 or both
with preference to 2018. My suggestion is to look first at the
environment setting, you may have a misprint or a relict from some old
út 11. 6. 2019 v 12:08 odesílatel Alois Steindl
<Alois.Steindl at tuwien.ac.at> napsal:
> After successfully installing the latest TeXLive 2019 on a Windows 10
> system I encounter a strange problem: When calling tlmgr (actually it is
> tlshell), I receive the message "E:/texlive/2018 is not writable. You
> can probably not do much. Are you sure you want to continue?"
> In the window I see the entries "Root at E:/texlive/2018", tlmgr:
> r49931, tlshell: r50042.
> Of course, I start the program from the icon in the 2019 folder and TL
> is installed in e:/texlive/2019.
> I couldn't find any setting, which might force the root at e:/texlive/2018.
> Update: In the meantime I entered the command from the shell
> tlshell option repository http://mirror.ctan.org/systems/texlive/tlnet
> and now it looks fine. Also tlmgr and tlshell indicate newer versions
> (R51232, R51231). It seems, that starting tlmgr from the icon (Start
> menu -> TeX Live 2019 -> TeX Live Manager) causes the troubles, it calls
> the 2018 program, although the menu entry points to tlshell in the 2019
> Best wishes
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