[tex-live] List for announcements

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Wed Apr 17 16:14:40 CEST 2013

Hi Zdenek,

On Mi, 17 Apr 2013, Zdenek Wagner wrote:
> What seems to me as a usefu feature is a slight modification in tlmgr.
> When I try to update, it says "no updates available" but it would be
> nice if it could report "TL 2012 is now frozen" or something like
> that.

Actually, that should have happened.

Karl, maybe you can add by hand the frozen tag in the tlnet tlpdb
so that this happens. What you should see is:

TeX Live 2012 is frozen forever and will no
longer be updated.  This happens in preparation for a new release.

If you're interested in helping to pretest the new release (when
pretests are available), please read http://tug.org/texlive/pretest.html.
Otherwise, just wait, and the new release will be ready in due time.

That is already checked in the tlmgr code:
  if ($remotetlpdb->option("frozen")) {


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