[tex-live] ctan.elena.aut.ac.nz mirror not listed in MiKTeX manager

Robin Fairbairns Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk
Wed May 28 09:02:10 CEST 2014

Alan Litchfield <alan at alphabyte.co.nz> wrote:

> I have just noticed that the local mirror, ctan.elena.aut.ac.nz is not
> being listed in the package manager for MiKTeX. As
> ctan.elena.aut.ac.nz is the only ctan mirror in New Zealand, it is
> desirable to obtain updates from this rather than incurring
> international traffic costs.
> 1. Why is ctan.elena.aut.ac.nz not registered as a mirror?
> 2. How can we force MiKTeX for download from ctan.elena.aut.ac.nz?

i don't know.

> Note that tlmgr on Mac works from the same mirror.

however, it seems that it last updated its holdings in march.  something
that old won't be accessible via mirror.ctan.org -- which is why it
doesn't work for tex live updates (and for mactex, i think).

Robin Fairbairns

For the CTAN team

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