[tex-live] tlmgr update --self fails

Karl Berry karl at freefriends.org
Sat Nov 10 01:35:11 CET 2012

    We use a proxy server

Ah.  No wonder there are problems :(.

Here's our attempt at addressing that:  On
http://tug.org/texlive/acquire-netinstall.html we wrote this:
  If you need to download through proxies, use environment variables or
  a ~/.wgetrc file with the <proxy settings for wget>.

which leads to

Depending on what your specific proxy setup requires, you have to set
one or more of the variables described there.  If the info on the wget
page doesn't make sense, maybe an admin there can help ... I hope ...

Hope this helps,

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