[tex-live] mirroring the texlive archive/ selectively

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Fri Sep 19 05:39:58 CEST 2008

On Do, 18 Sep 2008, Karl Berry wrote:
> Maybe if you refrain from ever asking for the package it would work.
> I mean, if your partial mirror matches the collections which you have
> installed, then the extra entries in the mirror's tlpdb probably
> wouldn't hurt?  Not sure, never tried it.

Right. If you don't ask for it, then neither install-tl nor tlmgr will
boil out. So if you just sync parts of the stuff you can sync the full
texlive.tlpdb, but then don't select those binaries you haven't synced.

Best wishes


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