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

Zdenek Wagner zdenek.wagner at
Tue Oct 20 11:34:07 CEST 2020

út 20. 10. 2020 v 2:46 odesílatel Norbert Preining
<norbert at> napsal:
> > 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.
> Not supported by tlmgr ATM. As you mentioned yourself
>         tlmgr install `cat FILE`
> works. I guess Windows cmd will have some similar facility.
I would prefer cat FILE | xargs tlmgr install

I think that Windows port of xargs exists and if not, it can be easily
written in any language.

> Best
> Norbert

Zdeněk Wagner

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