[tex-live] installation with network troubles

Hartmut Henkel hartmut_henkel at gmx.de
Mon Jun 29 00:49:53 CEST 2009

On Sun, 28 Jun 2009, Karl Berry wrote:

>     through ok. maybe it's more sensitive here as i always do "svn co" and
>     then a pristine full re-install via non-gui install.tl after moving the
> Personally, I just run directly out of svn.  Why bother to install at
> all :)?

stability (ok that's not a logical answer :-) so i should try without

>     a few hours or a day later after an "svn co" it installed ok
>     again, and i guessed it's since somebody had added a missing file to
>     some package.
> No, I think it's because I only regenerate tlpdb once a day
> (routinely).  Therefore when an update deletes a file, the tlpdb in svn
> does not match the files in svn.

ah, this is the magic(ian) behind it, didn't know. Thanks a lot for

> It would be way too time-consuming to regenerate tlpdb on every
> update.  As you say, can just redo a while later.
> Anyway, I'll think about making that die into a warn+return.

Regards, Hartmut

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