[OS X TeX] TeX Live Utility: strange error message
Adam R. Maxwell
amaxwell at mac.com
Mon Dec 28 15:45:48 CET 2009
On Dec 28, 2009, at 6:09 AM, Herbert Schulz wrote:
> On Dec 28, 2009, at 2:31 AM, Franck Pastor wrote:
>> Hello list,
>> Each time I make use of TeX Live Utility, it shows this error message at the end of the process (even when it seems to work well):
>> 2009-12-28 09:27:06 +0100 Notice -[TLMOperation main] Standard error from `/usr/texbin/tlmgr --machine-readable --repository http://archive.cs.uu.nl/mirror/CTAN/systems/texlive/tlnet update --list`
>> tlmgr: package repository http://archive.cs.uu.nl/mirror/CTAN/systems/texlive/tlnet
>> If I use the X11 GUI of the TeX Live Manager, I do not get any message of that kind.
>> Any idea of what happens?
>> Thanks in advance,
>> Franck Pastor
> ``Standard error'' is just an output stream. This seems to just be a message about what repostiroy is being used by tlmgr and is probably displayed only when the -machine-readable option (used by TLU) is used. Don't think there is anything to worry about.
Yes, this is correct. Informational and error messages are printed to stderr, and there's no way to discriminate between them (exit status isn't always useful) so I just log it.
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