[tex-live] tl09 release status: coming up

Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard mpg at elzevir.fr
Fri Oct 9 13:15:30 CEST 2009

Philip TAYLOR a écrit :
> OK, but if you remove the .manifest file, access will
> be allowed.  I am uncertain at this stage as to whether
> the fundamental problem lies with Rsync (or the exact
> incantation used to launch it) or with the .manifest
> files, but bearing in mind that for TeX Live 2008 I was able to use
> Rsync without difficulty, I am more
> inclined to suspect the .manifest files.
Let's say the problem comes from combining the manifest files with Synametrics'
rsync. As we can't drop the manifest files, since they are needed for vista and
work with netinstall (which is the "standard" installation method) on any
windows we've tested (XP, Vista, Windows 7), the fault goes to this version of

Did you try with other versions of rsync? A quick search show cwrsync is a rsync
package for windows that doesn't require to install a full Cygwin environment.

I have to go now, but later I'll try other methods of "mirroring" like ftp or
plain copying from my linux box to my windows (virtual)box.


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