[tex-live] a question about when gets the TL database refreshed in mirrors

Robin Fairbairns Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk
Sat Oct 6 20:17:47 CEST 2012

jfbu <jfbu at free.fr> wrote:

> Le 6 oct. 2012 à 19:44, Robin Fairbairns <Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk> a écrit :
> > before offering any more opinions, i need to know what problem packages
> > you are noticing, and what mirror you have problems with.
> > 
> > (i assume you know that the _package_ being on a mirror is not a
> > sufficient condition for the tl image of the package being on that
> > mirror.)
> my OP was indeed triggered from noticing that quite a few packages/updates 
> were on mirrors (the specific mirro I tested was ftp.oleane.net) but
> not making their way via tlmgr to my computer. I asked what was the
> expected delay. 
> I take the example of package loops
> CTAN Announcements
> Mon, 01 Oct 2012 08:36:17 -0700
> this package is indeed in the CTAN mirror I queried, but it is not there
> in the TeX Live database. Not knowing when the package made its way
> into this mirror, I can not really estimate the delay I was asking about.

but manuel has already told you that karl has not worked on packages
this week; and indeed there is no
which would be part of the tex live package.

this is the case on the cambridge archive, one of the two hub nodes.


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