does tlmgr have a `pip install requirements.txt` like feature

Kurt Sansom kayarre at
Mon Oct 19 20:28:36 CEST 2020

I found something that mentions tlmgr install `cat
That doesn't seem to be agnostic across OSes?

On Mon, Oct 19, 2020 at 1:23 PM Kurt Sansom <kayarre at> wrote:

> After a brief search it doesn't look like there is a way to install
> packages from file with a list of package names? in python land `pip
> install requirement.txt` is an example where the install dependencies are
> specified in a file.
> I would be happy to be wrong about this but didn't seem to find what I was
> looking for.  I think this would be a very useful feature when you want
> more fine grained control over what packages are installed, i.e. reduce
> installation time over a network.
> Regards,
> --
> Kurt Sansom

Kurt Sansom
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