[tex-live] Tex Live Utility not finding package updates

Justin C. Walker justin at mac.com
Wed Apr 26 21:44:01 CEST 2017

On Apr 26, 2017, at 07:21 , Lars Madsen wrote:

> In addition to Enricos comment
> The freeze issue is actually listed if you run the TL manager from the commandline (TeX Live Utility is a Mac feel front end of sorts for tlmgr)
> sudo tlmgr update --all --self
> I get this message
> TeX Live 2016 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.
> tlmgr: package repository http://ctan.uib.no/systems/texlive/tlnet (verified)
> tlmgr: saving backups to /opt/texlive/2016/tlpkg/backups
> If will then install updates if there are any left missing before the freeze.
> It seems TL Utility does not this for this freeze and inform the user.

TLU does show this, but not as an "alert".  It shows up in the log window (which you have to open; I always keep the log window open, to see what might have gone wrong when things don't go as expected).



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