[OS X TeX] tlmgr and TeX Live Utility
herbs at wideopenwest.com
Sun Nov 29 16:05:30 EST 2009
On Nov 29, 2009, at 2:58 PM, Adam R. Maxwell wrote:
> On Nov 29, 2009, at 11:43 AM, Michael Sharpe wrote:
>> I'm trying to get a grip on how the various forms of updmap[-sys] work. It seems that the tlmgr script may call updmap-sys in some circumstances, but my understanding of PERL is not good enough to understand what those circumstances are.
> Best to ask on the TeX Live list for this, since that's where the tlmgr developers hang out.
>> In addition, It would also be useful to me to understand how TeX Live Utilty calls tlmgr----specifically, if it results in tlmgr running updmap-sys, is it the same effect as 'sudo updmap-sys' or is it like 'sudo -H updmap-sys', ignoring all maps that are in the user TeX trees.
> This depends on the "Install updates for all users" checkbox in TLU preferences. If checked (the default) TLU does the moral equivalent of `sudo -H tlmgr foo`.
Just for my information what is the equivalent call if the checkbox is unchecked? Just want a better understanding of the meaning of that checkbox. Gave up putting fonts in my personal tree quite a while ago.
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