[tex-live] [OS X TeX] tlmgr failure

Victor Ivrii vivrii at gmail.com
Fri Nov 21 02:15:07 CET 2008

On Thu, Nov 20, 2008 at 7:44 PM, Karl Berry <karl at freefriends.org> wrote:
>    I grabbed from tlcritical update-tlmgr-r11358.sh
>    ...
>    tlmgr --version
>    tlmgr revision 11340 (2008-11-18 01:58:41 +0100)
>    Should not it be 11358?
> No.  The rev number in the filename is the revision of the overall tree
> (`svnversion`) at the time the .sh (or .exe) archive was created.
> The rev number in the --version output is the rev number of the last
> actual modification to tlmgr.

Thanks for clarifying this. I found that (some) MacOSX clients corrupt
plain text download (probably something connected with linebreaks, so
appearance does not change) and checksum fails. So I use plain
terminal sftp to retrieve them; but first my reaction was that someone
plays games.


Victor Ivrii, Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Toronto

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