[tex-live] problems with tl2016 pretest

Rod Yager rod.yager at mq.edu.au
Thu May 12 23:58:51 CEST 2016

Installing [3219/3246, time/total: 03:25:11/03:25:51]: yannisgr [65k]
so there are "large" times between downloads.  Perhaps tl-install is
taking coffee breaks between each package.  (I am using a laptop with

No. tl-install isn’t taking coffee breaks. It’s doing more than just downloading the package. It’s also installing it at the same time.
Once the tl-install has downloaded and installed the packages, the only tasks left are configuration tasks, (eg. updmap-sys, mktexlsr, creation of formats.)


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