Running texconfig breaks backspace in Bash/MinTTY

Yaakov Selkowitz
Fri Mar 18 20:34:00 GMT 2016

On 2016-03-18 15:27, Ken Brown wrote:
> On 3/18/2016 4:14 PM, Yaakov Selkowitz wrote:
>> On 2016-03-18 06:34, Ken Brown wrote:
>>> The best long-term solution is to get rid of the need for texconfig by
>>> making
>>> tlmgr work on Cygwin[*].
>> No thanks.  Don't we have all of TeX Live packaged already?  Wouldn't
>> using this conflict with the packages we already have?
> I guess I wasn't clear enough in the footnote when I said I would
> disable some features of tlmgr.  What I meant was that I would disable
> the features that deal with package management.  But tlmgr does other
> things that could be useful (like managing default paper size), and I
> would like to make those things work on Cygwin.

texlive uses libpaper, so can paperconf be used for managing paper size?

Anyway, I'm pretty sure that Fedora does not ship tlmgr.  You may wish 
to check the other major distros and see if they do, and if so what 
modifications they made.


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