[tex-live] Errors messages installing/updating TL2013

Angelo Graziosi angelo.graziosi at alice.it
Thu Jul 11 14:15:49 CEST 2013

Il 11/07/2013 13.25, Lars Madsen ha scritto:
> Please do not use tug.org to get updates. That node is only for mirrors to get their information.
> (if that is actually where the mirrors get their information)
> Generating too much trafic on tug.org may leed to problems with TUGs ISP.

Really I use other mirrors.. I tried that only to verify if I got the 
same error/warning messages I flagged... and indeed they occur also from 


> /Lars Madsen
> Institut for Matematik / Department of Mathematics
> Aarhus Universitet / Aarhus University
> Mere info: http://au.dk/daleif@imf / More information: http://au.dk/en/daleif@imf
> ________________________________________
> From: tex-live [tex-live-bounces at tug.org] on behalf of Angelo Graziosi [angelo.graziosi at alice.it]
> Sent: 11 July 2013 13:14
> To: tex-live
> Subject: [tex-live] Errors messages installing/updating TL2013
> Just for completeness I want to flag that often installing or updating
> TL2013 I got messages like this (sometimes, a lot):
> TLDownload::get_file: response error: 500 Can't use an undefined value
> as a symb
> ol reference (for ftp://ftp.tug.org/texlive/tlnet/archive/tap.doc.tar.xz)
> TLUtils::download_file: persistent connection ok, but download failed:
> ftp://ftp
> .tug.org/texlive/tlnet/archive/tap.doc.tar.xz
> TLUtils::download_file: retrying with wget.
> TLUtils::download_file: retry with wget succeeded:
> ftp://ftp.tug.org/texlive/tln
> et/archive/tap.doc.tar.xz
> This occurs not only using the main TL repository but also using CTAN
> mirrors. It occurs also on different systems (Cygwin, Mac OS X,...)
> Ciao,
>    Angelo.

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