[tex-live] updmap-sys failed in current upgrade

Reinhard Kotucha reinhard.kotucha at web.de
Mon Aug 13 23:25:45 CEST 2012

On 2012-08-13 at 14:15:13 +0200, Angelo Graziosi wrote:

 > $ tlmgr update -all
 > ...
 > running updmap-sys ...
 > Use of uninitialized value $out in concatenation (.) or string at 
 > /texlive/bin/custom/tlmgr line 609.
 > updmap-sys failed (status -1), output:

I just ran tlmgr update --self --all myself and it worked like a

What happens if you run updmap-sys on the command line?

  updmap-sys ; echo $?

What is the exit status reported by "echo $?" then?  If it doesn't
work, check the output of

  updmap-sys --version

And what is the directory "texlive/bin/custom/"?  If you've customized
your TeX Live installation, you probably have to provide more


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