[tex-live] installation with network troubles

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Mon Jun 29 07:43:37 CEST 2009

Hi Martin,

On Sa, 27 Jun 2009, Karl Berry wrote:
> Gee, thanks for shouting at us to wake us up to this
> heretofore-completely-unheard-of issue :).

;-) Yes it is heard of, and I thought I have implemented code that
checks that those already downloaded files are re-used ... I will check
whether this is broken.

>     This may be a solution: aria2 (http://aria2.sourceforge.net).
> Maybe.  Thanks for discovering/mentioning it.

I don't see why? Only because it can download from multiple sources?
Also wget has built in retry support etc.

Best wishes


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