[tex-live] Tex-live 2015: installation issue with specifying letter paper

Ken Vetzal kvetzal at uwaterloo.ca
Mon Jul 27 04:40:56 CEST 2015

Hi Karl,

Running sudo tlmgr update --self tells me that there are no updates 
available.  Running sudo tlmgr --version gives:

tlmgr revision 37738 (2015-07-03 01:10:09 +0200)
tlmgr using installation: /usr/local/texlive/2015
TeX Live (http://tug.org/texlive) version 2015


On 15-07-24 07:08 PM, Karl Berry wrote:
> Hi Ken,
>      ./install-tl: tlmgr --no-execute-actions paper letter failed: Resource
>      temporarily unavailable
>      ...
>      tlmgr: An error has occurred. See above messages. Exiting.
> Not sure, but I somewhat suspect that the two messages are related.
> There was a bug in the tlmgr error code return for the "paper" action,
> and the "Resource temporarily unavailable" may just be the string
> corresponding to the erroneous code.
> If you run tlmgr update --self (to get the latest tlmgr), I hope the
> problem will go away.
> Otherwise, please send the output of running tlmgr --version.
>      I don't know if this is actually a problem or not.  Can anyone
>      please advise?
> Given the output you sent, of everything having been correctly set to
> letter size, I don't think there is any "real" problem.
> Best,
> Karl

Kenneth R. Vetzal
School of Accounting and Finance
University of Waterloo
Waterloo, ON, Canada N2L 3G1
+1 519 888 4567 ext. 36518

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