Unwanted texlive invasion

Marco Atzeri marco.atzeri@gmail.com
Mon Aug 3 16:40:00 GMT 2015

On 8/3/2015 6:00 PM, steppnav wrote:
> I'm attempting to remove texlive because it's existence makes it impossible
> to completely remove X Windows components.  I've manually ensured that all
> things dependent on it have been marked for uninstall.  It ends up in a
> catch 22 style circular, self-reference problem.  I don't know what
> percentage of cygwinidos use teX stuff, but it MUST be a serious minority.
> Could someone come up with a solvent for this teXSuperGlue?

something like this will build a batch file to remove all texlive* packages

$  cygcheck -cd | grep "texlive" |  awk 'BEGIN { printf ("setup-x86.exe 
-q ")} {printf( "-x " $1 " ") }END { printf "\r\n pause "}' > 

use it in the same directory of setup-x86.exe (or setup-x86_64.exe)

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