[tex-live] tlpretest full rebuild coming

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Thu Jun 10 17:23:20 CEST 2010

On Do, 10 Jun 2010, Uwe Siart wrote:
> > Yes, because the revision numbers of *many* packages will drop
> > considerably (from 15000 to 3000) [...]
> I found that almost all files in the pretest repo now date 2010-06-09.
> Assuming that this was the announced full rebuild I did a reinstall. I

No it isn't, it was a combination of a but in the tlpsrc files plus
a bug in the update scripts that didn't make the update process stop
if the first step failed, so everything was recreated as it is ;-)

> checked some revision numbers (tlmgr show *packagename*) and they are
> still in the range around 18000. So is the scenario you described still
> to come?

Yes, hopfeully tomorrow.

Best wishes

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