[tex-live] Problems installing TL'2012 PreTest

Vladimir Lomov lomov.vl at gmail.com
Thu May 31 02:40:11 CEST 2012

** Yury Donskoy [2012-05-29 18:35:36 -0300]:

> Hello,

> I have TL'2011 running perfectly on my Fedora16 system. Great software, by
> the way. I've been trying install the 2012 pretest version, but I keep
> getting the error below. I don't understand how it knows what version I'm
> running. I tried it first, then got the error. Then I unset all the TEX*
> environment variables, and I still get that. I downloaded the latest
> install-tl.

> Thanks.
> Yury.

> [texlive at Server45 install-tl-20120511]$ ./install-tl -repository
> http://www.math.utah.edu/pub/texlive/tlpretest/ -gui text
> Loading http://www.math.utah.edu/pub/texlive/tlpretest/tlpkg/texlive.tlpdb
> ./install-tl: The TeX Live versions of the local installation
> and the repository being accessed are not compatible:
>       local: 2011
>  repository: 2012
> Perhaps you need to use a different CTAN mirror?

Can you try a fresh `install-tl-unx.tar.gz'?

WBR, Vladimir Lomov

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