[tex-live] mirroring the texlive archive/ selectively

Ivan Shmakov ivan at theory.asu.ru
Sun Sep 21 07:29:38 CEST 2008

>>>>> Norbert Preining <preining at logic.at> writes:

 >> 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.

	That's how I do it now.  Still, I guess that the error message
	would be more sensible should the unavailable packages be
	excluded from .tlpdb?

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