pretest 2021 begin (3rd attempt, no reply seen)

Siep Kroonenberg siepo at
Wed Mar 3 12:23:04 CET 2021

On Wed, Mar 03, 2021 at 10:11:00AM +0000, Philip Taylor wrote:
> Karl Berry wrote:
> Hi everyone.  I think the pretest area is populated with the first build
> for TL 2021. See as usual for
> details of how to install (unchanged from previous years)
> OK, I have rsynch'd the Slovenian mirror into
> C:\TeX\Live\2021\Pre-test, and unzipped '' to create
> C:\TeX\Live\2021\Pre-test\install-tl-20210226.  Following the
> instructions at &
>, and wishing to
> install from my local rsynch'd mirror, I have typed (at a CMD
> prompt)
> install-tl-windows -select-repository
> which, according to,
> should "offer to install from local media if available".  It did
> not.  It offered me only online mirrors.  How do I persuade
> 'install-tl-windows.bat' to install from local media ?  -- Philip
> Taylor

If you have a local repository then you should use the already
unpacked .bat installer and leave the zipfile alone.

Siep Kroonenberg

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