[tex-live] Tutorial for setting up own TeX Live package repositories seems outdated

Reinhard Kotucha reinhard.kotucha at web.de
Wed Feb 14 00:13:43 CET 2018

On 2018-02-13 at 22:09:13 +0100, M.Eng. René Schwarz wrote:

 > However, there was another issue coming up: The script
 > 	</trunk/Master/tlpkg/installer/config.guess>
 > uses the Windows line ending style (`\r\n'), which causes the
 > `tl-update-containers` script run to fail in my environment. Since
 > it is a shell script, I would propose to convert the file to Unix
 > line endings.

Hi René,
here the file /trunk/Master/tlpkg/installer/config.guess has Unix line
endings.  Please check the files




on your system.  Look for "svn:eol-style".

Karl wrote an SVN config file especially for TeX Live.  It can be
downloaded from tug.org but I'm wondering whether it makes sense to
simply add it to the TeX Live SVN repository.  It's easier to keep it
up-to-date then and SVN users don't have to fiddle with clumsy web
browsers.  Users could either copy it to ~/subversion or just create a

I don't know whether subversion supports distinct config files for
particular projects but that would be a great thing.


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