[tex-live] Better ways to find packages and documentation

Robin Fairbairns Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk
Wed Jul 4 15:10:38 CEST 2007

Florent Rougon <f.rougon at free.fr> wrote:

> Robin Fairbairns <Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk> wrote:
> [...]
> there is the mention of
>   svn://comedy.dante.de/home/ctan/texcatalogue_svn
> but
>   % svn co svn://comedy.dante.de/home/ctan/texcatalogue_svn
>   svn: Can't connect to host 'comedy.dante.de': Connection timed out
> and even (desperately trying):
>   % svn co svn://dante.ctan.org/home/ctan/texcatalogue_svn
>   svn: Can't connect to host 'dante.ctan.org': Connection timed out
> So?...

it's a private server, to ensure security.

> >  however, sarovar is supposed to be kept up to date -- obviously the
> > procedure is regularly falling over... i'll see what can be done to
> > sort this out.
> Thanks.

there's an svn tree at ftp://cam.ctan.org/mirror/dante/trunk

that's updated every 8 hours, but is only accessible by ftp

might help while i'm in this afternoon's seminar and can't therefore
talk to rainer (who was looking after sarovar)...


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