[OS X TeX] [ANN] TeX Live Utility 0.6

Adam R. Maxwell amaxwell at mac.com
Mon Jan 12 09:41:24 EST 2009

On Jan 12, 2009, at 3:40 AM, Peter Vamos wrote:

> Very nice and useful, thank you. Worked flawlessly on one of my  
> machines. On my second machine it gave me a drop down dialog saying
> Critical updates available.
> 340 packages are available for update, but the TeX Live installer  
> packages listed here must be updated first.  Update now?
> However, clicking on the Update button did nothing, neither is the  
> Cancel button working, in fact I cannot get rid of this dialog at  
> all. Console output below.
> 12/01/2009 11:22:52 TeX Live Utility[257] Invalid parameter not  
> satisfying: location
> 12/01/2009 11:28:34 TeX Live Utility[299] *** Assertion failure in - 
> [TLMInfraUpdateOperation initWithLocation:], /Volumes/Local/Users/ 
> amaxwell/build/mactlmgr/TLMInfraUpdateOperation.m:71
> So what to do next? use the terminal version?

Do not use the terminal version to update the infrastructure; I use a  
more reliable mechanism since tlmgr tends to remove itself.

The log gives me enough information to track this down, so hopefully  
I'll have a fix soon.  My apologies for the inconvenience.

> One other minor thing: the Get Info panel for this utility doesn't  
> show the version number.

Odd.  I'll look into that if I remember.


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