[tex-live] Every fourth or five ftp attempt in tlmgr ... fails

Reinhard Kotucha reinhard.kotucha at web.de
Thu Dec 20 01:19:04 CET 2012

On 2012-12-19 at 21:14:48 +0100, Bernhard Kleine wrote:

 > Am Mittwoch, den 19.12.2012, 01:32 +0100 schrieb Reinhard Kotucha:

 > > I still don't know whether your problem is related to perl5/LWP
 > > vs. wget or to FTP vs. HTTP.
 > >
 > > If it's related to FTP (as I deduce from your mails), you could try to
 > > set
 > > 
 > >   tlmgr option repository http://ftp.gwdg.de/pub/ctan/systems/texlive/tlnet
 > > 
 > > in order to make sure that the HTTP protocol is used.  It would be
 > > very helpful to know whether this works.
 > This did indeed run through without any problems (24 packages as of
 > 21:14 o'clock CET. 

I deduce from that, that HTTP works better for you than FTP.  On the
other hand, I'm mirroring an FTP server nearby and it always worked
like a charm.  There might be a problem with the setup of your DSL

Anyway, if you encounter problems with your current setup, please let
us know.


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