[OS X TeX] Getting started with tlmgr
Luis Vitorio Cargnini
lvcargnini at gmail.com
Fri Dec 5 09:52:42 EST 2008
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Le 08-12-05 à 09:40, Herbert Schulz a écrit :
> On Dec 4, 2008, at 9:51 PM, Gary L. Gray wrote:
>> On Dec 4, 2008, at 10:48 PM, Gary L. Gray wrote:
>>> On Dec 4, 2008, at 7:54 PM, Herbert Schulz wrote:
>>>> As part of TeX Live 2008 (and therefore MacTeX 2008) there is a
>>>> CLI program called tlmgr which can be used to update the TeX
>>>> distribution. Unfortunately the first version of tlmgr, as
>>>> supplied in the present MacTeX 2008, has some bugs and needs to
>>>> be updated before using it to update the distribution.
>>>> Attached is a short document to get you started with tlmgr as
>>>> supplied in MacTeX 2008 and BasicTeX 2008. It gives instructions
>>>> for setting up and updating tlmgr and then gives a bit of
>>>> information on the simplest way to get all available updates to
>>>> the distribution. There is more information on use found in a
>>>> document that came with MacTeX 2008 in /Applications/TeX/
>>> Thanks Herb. When I ran the first command:
>>> sudo tlmgr option location http://mirror.ctan.org/systems/texlive/tlnet/2008
>>> I got:
>>> sudo: tlmgr: command not found
>>> which is very odd since I have messed with the command before,
>>> though it has been some weeks. I never did tell it to install
>>> anything, but it did exist.
>> OK, now really bad stuff is happening. When I issue:
>> loon:Dynamics gray$ pdflatex Main.tex
>> I get:
>> -bash: pdflatex: command not found
>> which is definitely new.
>> Can someone guide me on how to recover all my TeX related commands?
>> -- Gary
> Now I feel terrible... I don't know what happened on your system but
> it doesn't look very good.
> You may try following the instructions for disaster recovery by
> downloading and running the .sh script at <http://www.tug.org/texlive/tlmgr.html
> >. Outside of that it may take a re-install of MacTeX 2008. Did you
> get the TUG DVD? Then you can re-install from that.
> I've been reviewing the instructions and may have a solution to the
> problem although it shouldn't happen any more since things have
> settled down and the servers should be in synch by now.
> Good Luck,
> Herb Schulz
> (herbs at wideopenwest dot com)
Fellow please re-install everything from zero, update the tlmgr if
something goes wrong, after updating the tlmgr don't panic, it happen
to me, the solution is in a past message in this thread look for it (I
had the problem).
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