[tex-live] Request review TeX Live update notification

Pander pander at users.sourceforge.net
Mon Feb 6 11:52:41 CET 2012

On 02/06/2012 11:37 AM, Robin Fairbairns wrote:
> 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".
> robin

Hi all,

Thanks for the feedback. I'm currently working on an update with Nikos
so it will also supports KDE. When I have a new version I will repost it.



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