[tex-live] [pretest] 'tlmgr option' doesn't show default autobackup information

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Thu Jun 10 04:22:32 CEST 2010

On Mi, 09 Jun 2010, Ken Brown wrote:
> Do I remember correctly that, as of TL2010, tlmgr keeps backups by  
> default?  If so, shouldn't 'tlmgr option' display the (default) number  
> of backups and the (default) backup directory?
> $ tlmgr option showall | grep backup
> Number of backups to keep (autobackup): (not set)
> Directory for backups (backupdir): (not set)

So there are no backups. Thnaks for spotting, there was a point missing
in the installer to make sure that the autobackup settings are
propagated to the local tlpdb.

So from now on (tomorrows rebuild) new installation should have it,
and it will also be shown.

Thanks again

Norbert Preining            preining@{jaist.ac.jp, logic.at, debian.org}
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