[tex-live] tl17 pretest init

Mojca Miklavec mojca.miklavec.lists at gmail.com
Wed Apr 19 09:03:17 CEST 2017

On 19 April 2017 at 08:39, Philip Taylor <P.Taylor at rhul.ac.uk> wrote:
> Philip Taylor wrote:
>> Ah, I now see that the pre-test instructions differ very significantly from the production ones :
>> Pre-test:    rsync -a --delete --exclude="mactex*" somemirror::/some/path/ /your/local/dir
>> Production:    rsync -a --delete rsync://somectan/somepath/systems/texlive/tlnet/ /your/local/dir
>> No <scheme> or "://"  in the pre-test syntax but instead a "::" after <somemirror>; might this explain the problem ?
> This did not appear to be the root cause of the problem (but it is nonetheless a potential source of confusion, and the change in syntax should be documented).

Rsync supports both, i.e. the two expressions are equivalent.


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