[tex-live] Request review TeX Live update notification

Robin Fairbairns Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk
Mon Feb 6 11:37:49 CET 2012

Zdenek Wagner <zdenek.wagner at gmail.com> wrote:

> 2012/2/6 Pander <pander at users.sourceforge.net>:
> > I have made a Python script for Linux that can be scheduled to notify
> > the user on any pending updates for TeX Live.
> >
> > The goal was to keep it as simple as possible for the end user to see
> > what are pending updates and the possibility to initiate an update.
> >
> > Attached you will find a screenshot and the notification and the Python
> > file itself. Hopefully this can become a part of the distro. If you are
> > interested, please do a review and send me feedback on what to improve.
> Looks nice. I have not requested update but after exit I see the
> following error message:
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "./tlntf.py", line 165, in ?
>     updateLinux()
>   File "./tlntf.py", line 141, in updateLinux
>     exit(0)
> TypeError: 'str' object is not callable
> My version of python is 2.4.3

i get the same with python 2.6

a nifty little script: i agree it's potentially very valuable, but i
would label the buttons differently -- perhaps "exit" and "install".


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