[tex-live] Bugs in install-tl for win32

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Wed Jun 25 12:41:13 CEST 2008

Hi Manuel,

On Mi, 25 Jun 2008, Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard wrote:
> Perhaps I don't understand how mirror.ctan.org and the installer work, but I'm
> under the impression that different mirrors can be used for each package: in


> case the mirrors are not perfectly in sync, what is found on a mirror will
> possibly not match the texlive.tlpdb from the first mirror.

That is a temporary problem until we release. Sorry for that, but after
that there will be not sooo profound changes (I hope).

> Is it possible to just pick a mirror at the beginning, then stick to this
> mirror to the end?  This should avoid coherence porblems and help to identify
> possibly broken mirrors.

Difficult. If not impossible. Sorry, but mirrors should be mirrors ...

Best wishes


Dr. Norbert Preining <preining at logic.at>        Vienna University of Technology
Debian Developer <preining at debian.org>                         Debian TeX Group
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