[tex-live] Messages when a package update fails

Zdenek Wagner zdenek.wagner at gmail.com
Tue Jun 16 15:50:33 CEST 2015

Maybe... I am not a Windows expert but in past years we had an XLS
table on a shared drive. If it was open by someone, it was not
accessible by other people even in read only mode. It is thus possible
that acroread does not allow copyin an open PDF.
Zdeněk Wagner

2015-06-16 15:26 GMT+02:00 Norbert Preining <preining at logic.at>:
> Hi Ulrike!
> On Tue, 16 Jun 2015, Ulrike Fischer wrote:
>> Installation of new version of tcolorbox did fail, trying to unwind.
>> xzdec: (stdin): Unexpected end of input
> Hmm, that means that prior to the update a backup was made
> (that is *always* done independent of the backup setting)
> but somehow the create .tar.xz could not be unpacked again with xz.
> This *IS* strange indeed ...
> If this is repeatable, it would be nice to track this down.
> My guess is that due to the acroread locking also the creation of
> the backup failed, although this sounds strange...
> Norbert
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