[tex-live] tl09 release status: coming up

Lars Madsen daleif at imf.au.dk
Tue Oct 6 21:48:02 CEST 2009

Norbert Preining wrote:
> On Tue, 06 Oct 2009, Lars Madsen wrote:
>> mkdir TL09-test
>> cd TL09-test
>> wget http://ftp.klid.dk/ftp/texlive/tlnet/install-tl-unx.tar.gz
>> tar zxvf install-tl-unx.tar.gz
>> cd install-tl
>> ./install-tl -location http://ftp.klid.dk/ftp/texlive/tlnet/
>> and then ask it to install in TL09-test (in my case
>> /home/testuser/TL09-test), aka the dir where we just created
>> install-tl
> Nooooooooo please don't do that ;-) install-tl then is a directory
> and the installer itself, not a good idea ;-)
>> because then when the texlive-scripts gets installed tar complains:
>>  tar: install-tl: Cannot open: File exists
> Yes, exactely ;-)

which it why it might be an idea to have the installer test for this. It 
does not say anywhere that one should not do this.

>> BTW: at the start of the installation I get a lot of these:
>>  Unknown category Documentation for package AroBend found.
>>  Please update texlive.infra.
>>  Unknown category Documentation for package FAQ-en found.
>>  Please update texlive.infra.
> When did you do that??? It must be quite some time, or you have
> a copy of that mirror. 
> I checked this moment that in the texlvie.tlpdb at the above site
> there is:
> 	name FAQ-en
> 	category Package
> so definitely not "category Documentation"
> FFurthermore, the package AroBend does not exists anymore, it is called
> around-the-bend, ...
> So I am a bit surprised about these messages.
> Beste wishes
>  the v
> Norbert

just graped the version on the klid.dk mirror

I've gotten this for all the tests I've made (did a few last week), all 
gave the same result as above.

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