[tex-live] how many bytes in a scheme or collection ?

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Wed May 10 07:14:14 CEST 2017


> Is there anyway to query tlmgr about how many bytes packages
> in a given collection amount to?

	tlmgr info $pkg
gives you the sizes of source files, run files, and doc files.

> It would be nice to have the info displayed individually to
> start with.

You mean in the installer? Not by now, not sure I want to do this

> And then it would be nice if later on tlmgr could provide this
> too at a later stage, when one hesitates about installing an
> additional whole collection via tlmgr.

Could be done, in principle ...

> Is there some way already to get
> that info ?

Yes, loop over the packages to be installed and add up the sizes
given by tlmgr info.


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