[OS X TeX] TeX Live package manager critical update failing

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Mon Feb 10 05:32:45 CET 2014

On Feb 9, 2014, at 2:41 PM, Murray Eisenberg <murrayeisenberg at gmail.com> wrote:

> Under OS X 10.9.1 with texlive 2013 and TeX Live Utility 1.18b2, when I start the app, I see an entry
>  Package          Status               Installed   Remote   Size
>  texlive.infra    Updated on server    31673       32970    298.2 KB     
> and get a pop-up window saying "Critical updates available. 5 packages are available for update. Of these, the TeX Live installer packages listed here must be updated first. Update now?".
> But when I click the Update button, I eventually just get an Update Failed pop-up. (My usual setting is for a mirror repository, but after the same failure happened with that, I tried the ftp://gut.ctan.org . . . entry directly.


Have you tried to start up TLU again to see if it can update on a second try?

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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