[OS X TeX] TeX Live Utility: installfont persistently listed

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Tue Sep 28 08:30:15 EDT 2010

On Sep 28, 2010, at 7:18 AM, Joshua Smith wrote:

> All,
> When I use TeX Live Manager to update TL2010, it lists the following three packages with status "forcibly removed":
> installfont
> installfont.universal-darwin
> installfont.x86_64-darwin
> Once I update any other packages, tlmgr says that no updates are available, but these three packages remain in the main window, still with the status "forcibly removed."  What are these packages and why do they always appear?
> Thanks,
> Josh


Try to select the three packages and use Actions->Reinstall Selected Packages and see if that fixes the problem. This rarely happens but sometimes the tlmgr database is not the same between different repositories and things get out of sync; rare but possible.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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