[tex-live] Cannot contact mirror.ctan.org

Robin Fairbairns Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk
Sat Jan 8 15:27:13 CET 2011

Norbert Preining <preining at logic.at> wrote:

> On Fr, 07 Jan 2011, Denis Bitouzé wrote:
> > www.tex.ac.uk:80 (connect: Connexion refusée) permanent server
> > connection set up, but downloading did not succeed!Retrying with wget.
> Do you have a proxy server somewhere on the way?

a date an time for the failure might be interesting: then i could poke
in the logs.

> > /usr/local/texlive/2010/bin/i386-linux/tlmgr: couldn't install new
> > package acmtrans
> Furthermore, this is *reallly* strange since acmtrans has been removed
> some time ago, as well as .. [zefonts]

sure, they were removed in the last week.  i catalogued the change on
2011-01-05, so the removal happened in the previous night's mirror.

which adds further to the question about the dating...


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