[tex-live] Translation of tlmgr gui

Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard mpg at elzevir.fr
Tue Jan 12 12:47:58 CET 2010

Philip TAYLOR a écrit :
> What does it mean, to "load a repository" ?
> As a native speaker of (British) English, it
> seems highly ambiguous : it could mean
>     (a) Select the repository for subsequent use
> or    (b) Upload ones own files to the repository.
> or    (c) Download the entire contents of the repository.
> Are any of these meanings intended, or is
> the actual (intended) meaning none of these ?
It means: "get the information about packages available in this repository". Or,
in more technical terms, get and load the TeX Live database (texlive.tlpdb) from
this repo. Or, again in non-technical terms: "do whatever is needed to be able
to use this repository right now".

If you want to suggest a clearer, but still quite short, formulation...


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