[tex-live] pretest -> update texlive 2017

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Wed Jun 7 15:35:07 CEST 2017

On Wed, 07 Jun 2017, Bob Tennent wrote:
> with no explanation of how to navigate to a texlive
> repository.  

Wrong. Please see https://www.tug.org/texlive/quickinstall.html

Choosing a download host

It can take an hour or more to copy all the files, depending on the installation method. If you are downloading over the network, by default a nearby CTAN mirror is automatically chosen. If you have problems, it is good to choose a specific mirror and then run install-tl --location http://mirror.example.org/ctan/path/systems/texlive/tlnet instead of relying on the automatic redirection. 

The script is already doing auto-detection of mirrors etc, only if you 
pass in wrong URLs then there is not much one can do.



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