[tex-live] install-tl redownloads everything on each run
metst13 at gmail.com
Tue Jun 13 15:44:17 CEST 2017
yes, I'm sure that everything was redownloaded, because I watched the
names of packages and network statistics. The same experience had
other people on stackexchange (I sent a link earlier).
This was not tlmgr, but install-tl script.
2017-06-13 15:17 GMT+03:00, Zdenek Wagner <zdenek.wagner at gmail.com>:
> Hi Yaroslav,
> are you sure that the packages were really downloaded again? My connection
> rarely dies, so I have only one experience when the download failed due to
> full disk. It seems to me that all packages were verified whether the
> already downloaded ones are at the latest version. tlmgr probably does not
> know whether you retry immediatelly or a few days after failure.
> I have not looked into the source code so I may be wrong.
> Zdeněk Wagner
> 2017-06-13 13:24 GMT+02:00 Yaroslav Nikitenko <metst13 at gmail.com>:
>> Dear Philip, many thanks for the suggestion.
>> I've added the links and posted it here
>> I still think that to check what was downloaded before should be the
>> default, and not to redownload every package. At least links to this
>> problem (like this one
>> https://www.tug.org/texlive/acquire-mirror.html) should be put to
>> documentation of install-tl (or even there could be an option to
>> redownload packages or not).
>> Best regards,
>> Yaroslav Nikitenko
>> 2017-06-13 0:23 GMT+03:00, Philip Taylor <P.Taylor at rhul.ac.uk>:
>> > Yaroslav -- I don't know whether the TeX Live installer really
>> > downloads
>> > everything again (I suspect it does not), but to avoid the problem
>> > completely you could use "rsynch" for the download phase ("rsync" is
>> > most
>> > definitely incremental) and then install from the local mirror that
>> > will create.
>> > Yaroslav Nikitenko wrote:
>> >> I've faced a problem (with download) during install-tl run. I rerun
>> >> that. The problem is that it redownloads everything from the very
>> >> beginning (as can be seen through the installation process and through
>> >> my network statistics), which is very annoying when run several times
>> >> (in fact, it doesn't allow installation because of different
>> >> intermediate download errors).
>> > --
>> > <Signature>
>> > Philip Taylor
>> С уважением,
>> Ярослав Никитенко
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