[tex-live] Updating MikTeX
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Wed Apr 16 00:18:55 CEST 2008
On Tue, Apr 15, 2008 at 11:47 PM, Alan Litchfield wrote:
> I realise this list is for tex-live development but for some reason my
> posts to the MikTeX mailing list are being bounced. Hopefully there is
> someone on here that knows enough about MikTeX to point me in the right
> I am trying to update MikTeX that was installed with TeXLive and I got the
> following error reported at the end of the log:
> MiKTeX Update Wizard Report
> Version: 2.5.2512
> Date: Wednesday, April 16, 2008
> Time: 09:04:51
> 407999 bytes, 22.52 KB/Sec
> updating package definition directory ("E:\Program Files\MiKTeX
> installed 220 package definition files
> opening repository
> repository type: remote package repository
> loading lightweight database file...
> 73422 bytes, 23.33 KB/Sec
> starting package maintenance...
> installation directory: "E:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.5"
> package repository:
> DBlight digest: b2b1716d997d3552136e025bbf7dd367
> going to download 229375473 bytes
> going to install 12825 file(s) (204 package(s))
> Error: Unknown archive file type.
> Is there anything I can do to resolve this? If so, what?
I'm not 100% sure, but upgrading to 2.7 might help. MikTeX has
recently introduced some new formats to compress packages. See also
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