Collections and packages

Marcel Fabian Krüger tex at
Fri Jul 17 15:00:08 CEST 2020

On Fri, Jul 17, 2020 at 10:13:49AM +0200, Manfred Lotz wrote:
> Hi all,
> Don't know if this is trivial but I couldn't persuade tlmgr to help me.
> How can I query which collections I have installed? 

Hi Manfred,

you can query the installed collections using

    tlmgr info --only-installed collections

> How can I query which packages belong to a certain collection?

AFAIR belonging to a collection is equivalent to the package being a
dependency of the collection, so you get the list using e.g.

    tlmgr info --data=depends collection-games


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