[tex-live] TL-Announce ?

Philip TAYLOR P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Thu Sep 4 22:03:20 CEST 2008

Robin Fairbairns wrote:

> for my mirror (of the whole of ctan) to my local disc, i have
>   rsync -larv --delete rsync://rsync.tex.ac.uk/CTAN/ /local/ctan/tex-archive/
> which has served me well for a long time.  note the --delete, which is
> important for ctan-as-a-whole (where things are for ever getting deleted
> or replaced by things with different names); it probably wouldn't do
> anything much for a texlive-only mirror.

B at gg@r.  I didn't remove the --delete, and I didn't
think that a Win-32 port of Rsync would be case-
sensitive.  It has just deleted my entire "Archive"
contents (the entire install base for TeX Live)
because CTAN calls it "archive" .....

B at gg@r b at gg@r b at gg@r.  I /hate/ case-sensitive
filing systems.

** P.

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