[tex-live] 2015 pretest: tlmgr update --self fails on windows

jfbu jfbu at free.fr
Tue Apr 14 11:38:17 CEST 2015

Le 14/04/2015 11:25, Ulrike Fischer a écrit :
> I install 2015 pretest yesterday without problems. But todays update
> fails:

I had the same problem this morning as Ulrike,
I used Tex Live Utility on a Mac OS, and after doing the "critical updates"

2015-04-14 06:34:30 +0000 Notice -[TLMMainWindowController _handleListUpdatesFinishedNotification:][76009]	Critical updates detected: (

there was an error message  which I have lost now about version numbers
not having changed

and then TLU wanted always to go again the critical update

thus I quit and redid the installation via updating my rsync'ed
mirror  + install-tl


> TeX Live infrastructure update in progress ...
> Detailed command logging to "D:\texlive\2015\temp\update-self.log"
> failed self update: texlive.infra (36801 -> 36818)
> Rolling back to previous version ...
> failed self restore: texlive.infra (36801)
> Infrastructure update failed and backup recovery failed too.
> To repair your TeX Live installation download and run:
> http://mirror.ctan.org/systems/texlive/tlnet/update-tlmgr-latest.exe
> Running update-tlmgr-latest.exe doesn't help: At the next start of
> tlmgr it again wants to update itself.
> The log-file says:
> TL>tlpkg\tlperl\bin\perl.exe .\texmf-dist\scripts\texlive\tlmgr.pl
> _include_tlpobj tlpkg\tlpobj\texlive.infra.tlpobj
> tlpkg\tlpobj\texlive.infra.doc.tlpobj
> tlmgr.pl: unknown action: _include_tlpobj; try --help if you need
> it.

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