[OS X TeX] TeX Live Utility: Listing Failed error
Adam R. Maxwell
amaxwell at mac.com
Mon Sep 16 16:58:21 CEST 2013
On Sep 16, 2013, at 07:48 , Herbert Schulz <herbs at wideopenwest.com> wrote:
> On Sep 16, 2013, at 9:41 AM, Murray Eisenberg <murrayeisenberg at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I just opened TeX Live Utility 1.13, with the Updates button selected, got message "Listing Failed" in the window where you would normally see the list of packages, if any, that can be updated.
>> I tried several different repositories, in different countries, but the same thing happened.
>> What does it mean and how fix?
>> Note that if I click the Packages button, I do get a list of what's installed.
> I answered this a while ago! I quote:
…from a message to me personally, which you apparently meant to send to the tex-live list (not this one). Hopefully no one else read my email while I was asleep! :)
> ``At least in the repository that I use it appears that tlmgr has been updated. If you are getting a `Listing Failed' message when you use TeX Live Utility you should first update tlmgr using Actions->Reinstall TeX Live Manager, as stated above by Adam Maxwell, and, once it's installed, run Actions->Refresh Package List (Cmd-R) to retrieve the list of other updates.''
Yes, this is the solution, but it may take a while for the update to propagate to all CTAN mirrors.
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