[tex-live] [pretest] installer generates formats twice?

Ken Brown kbrow1i at gmail.com
Fri Jun 11 19:18:24 CEST 2010

On 6/11/2010 1:04 PM, Norbert Preining wrote:
> On Sa, 12 Jun 2010, Norbert Preining wrote:
>>> It looks like tlmgr is doing the "Regenerating..." after setting the
>>> paper size.  Your grep probably missed it because it was in a compressed
>>> file.  It all makes sense now.
>> Ah yes, but it is not good like that. If we call tlmgr paper ...
>> then the call to fmtutil-sys --all should, well, still be necessary.
>> I will check what tlgmr paper letter is calling. But you are right,
>> that is a bit puzzling.
> Ok, fixed in install-tl now, it is not calling fmtutil-sys --all again
> if tlmgr paper letter was called before ...

One further suggestion:  Could the output of 'tlmgr paper letter' be 
sent to the log file?  Otherwise users won't be able to see any details 
of failed attempts to build formats.


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