[tex-live] Long tlmgr message (removin fax)

Victor Ivrii vivrii at gmail.com
Tue Dec 23 01:35:06 CET 2008

On Mon, Dec 22, 2008 at 7:28 PM, Karl Berry <karl at freefriends.org> wrote:
>    /usr/texbin/tlmgr: (make_container) size=1 not a file or
>    directory
> I haven't been able to reproduce the problem, but I'm pushing a new
> tlmgr tonight which improves that message (I had made a typo, sigh), so
> we'll be able to figure out what's causing it.

Really funny: updating on other computers (with 20 min interval: also
3 macs + 1 x64_linux) I did not get this message

> Anyway, the msg is indeed not harmful.  It occurs when making the
> pre-update backup of the currently-installed package and we come across
> something unexpected to be saved.


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

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