Concerning problems with updates from mirror.ctan

Robert w.m.l at
Mon Apr 26 18:35:23 CEST 2021

On 26.04.21 18:20, Karl Berry wrote:
> I surmise the system curl also does not support https?

No, I think it does support it:

| $ curl --version
curl 7.54.0 (x86_64-apple-darwin16.0) libcurl/7.54.0 SecureTransport 
| Protocols: dict file ftp ftps gopher http https imap imaps ldap ldaps 
pop3 pop3s rtsp smb smbs smtp smtps telnet tftp
| Features: AsynchDNS IPv6 Largefile GSS-API Kerberos SPNEGO NTLM 
NTLM_WB SSL libz UnixSockets

which would explain why it works with a manually given repo.

However, when accessing the link, tlmgr explicitly calls 
wget, not curl:


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