how long for package update to percolate to mirrors?

Lars Madsen daleif at
Wed Oct 7 08:14:08 CEST 2020

As there isn't much structural requirements on CTAN uploads, the process has to be manual in order to make sure things get into the right places.

/Lars Madsen
Institut for Matematik / Department of Mathematics
Aarhus Universitet / Aarhus University
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From: tex-live < at> on behalf of Murray Eisenberg <murrayeisenberg at>
Sent: 06 October 2020 21:53
To: TeX Live <tex-live at>
Cc: Norbert Preining <norbert at>
Subject: Re: how long for package update to percolate to mirrors?

Thanks for the reply! I did not know it took manual intervention once the new version had already appeared on CTAN.

Can/should that be automatic?

> On 6 Oct2020, at 1:03 PM, Norbert Preining <norbert at> wrote:
>> Version 3.7n of the memoir document class, dated 2020-10-04, appears at
> When one of the volunteers here has the time to put it into SVN.
> Probably tomorrow?
> Best
> Norbert
> (remembering the times when there was one (1) CD release per *year*)
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