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

Siep Kroonenberg siepo at
Wed Mar 3 15:53:51 CET 2021

On Wed, Mar 03, 2021 at 02:17:21PM +0000, Philip Taylor wrote:
> Siep Kroonenberg wrote:
> > Add a parameter '-repository C:\TeX\Live\2021\Pre-test':
> > 
> > C:\TeX\Live\2021\Pre-test\install-tl-windows.bat -repository C:\TeX\Live\2021\Pre-test
> > 
> > ATM the installer only briefly shows on the splash screen which
> > repository it uses.
> Thank you Siep — that is looking good.  Now I have configured the various
> installation directories and selected scheme "Small" (which should suffice
> for testing) but one more question — what is the correct answer to "After
> install, set CTAN as source for package updates" ?  If I answer "yes", will
> it know to use the pre-test files rather than CTAN proper, and if not, how
> do I tell it to "After install, set 'pre-test' as source for package
> updates" ?  And if I don't select this option, will it continue to use my
> local repository for the remainder of the life of TeX Live 2021 (or until
> told otherwise) ?

If you uncheck this option, it will continue to use your local

Siep Kroonenberg

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