[tex-live] tex live 2009 pretests
olli at sopos.org
Sun Jul 5 17:37:22 CEST 2009
karl at freefriends.org (Karl Berry) writes:
> We're at the point where pretesting TeX Live 2009 would be very welcome.
> Please do so if you can.
> I've written a web page describing the situation as best I could:
> In short: download or mirror via one of the hosts listed at
> http://tug.org/texlive/mirmon/ and then use install-tl as with TL 2008.
> Bug reports, questions, comments welcome.
-- First I failed to do a rsync, on my debian box I got the error
»Unexpected remote arg: rsync://ftp.klid.dk/texlive-tlnet/ rsync
error: syntax or usage error (code 1) at main.c(1219) [sender=3.0.6]«
(Doing a rsync -a --exclude=2008 ... worked.)
-- Then I downloaded install-tl-unx.tar.gz from one mirror and started
./install-tl, but got an error, too:
»Installing TeX Live 2009 from: http://mirror.ctan.org/systems/texlive/tlnet
Platform: i386-linux => 'Intel x86 with GNU/Linux'
Distribution: net (downloading)
Using URL: http://mirror.ctan.org/systems/texlive/tlnet
Directory for temporary files: /tmp
not load any packages
./install-tl: Could not load TeX Live Database from
Adding a location then worked.
-- Within the options (O), I wasn't able to include texworks to my
-- When I first invoked the installation, I was asked whether I want to
import my previous selection of collections from tl2008. For some
reason, I quit and was not asked again (I did a sudo the second time,
that might be the reason).
I'm waiting for the rsync process to finish before going on with the
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