[tex-live] installation with network troubles
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.
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