[tex-live] also had an odd update

Lars Madsen daleif at imf.au.dk
Tue Feb 3 15:55:54 CET 2009

Karl Berry wrote:
>     texmf/scripts/tex4ht/htmove.pl tlpkg/tlpobj/tex4ht.tlpobj) failed in 
>     /vol/packages/TL/2008, status -0.00390625 at 
>     /vol/packages/TL/2008/tlpkg/TeXLive/TLUtils.pm line 455.
> Do you have the current TLPOBJ.pm?  I believe it should be 
> r11955, 2009-01-23.  I wrote a fix for this problem in that version and
> we pushed it out to tlnet several days ago, before we updated tex4ht,
> since it was precisely tex4ht which exposed the problem.  (Of severely
> limited cmdline lengths on i386-linux, of all places.  Sigh.)
>     also in my xterm (redhat as 4)  all of the above lines are printed on 
>     one line without line breaks (which looks a bit odd)
> It's on one line because the part that scrolled off your screen starts
> with:
> system(tar cf ... long list of files ...) failed ...
>     I'm not quite sure what is going on here, and the status is very 
>     'interesting' ;-)
> I divided by 256 where I shouldn't have.  I'll fix it sometime.
> Meanwhile, it amused me too :).
> karl

The version I have is

# $Id: TLPOBJ.pm 11709 2008-12-25 01:47:15Z karl $

can I force it to update somehow?



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