[tex-live] Packages marked as forcibly removed when updating

Karl Berry karl at freefriends.org
Wed Feb 24 00:15:43 CET 2010

    I am on a network where 
    updates frequently fail (for unknown reasons

Aside from anything else, you might want to try setting the environment
TL_DOWNLOAD_ARGS to something like this:
"--user-agent=texlive --tries=20 --timeout=1800 -q -O"

(The defaults are 10 and 900 respectively.  Don't omit the -q and -O or
it won't work.)

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