[tex-live] [XeTeX] Σχετ: Plain XeTeX, pdftitle, pdfinfo

Lars Madsen daleif at math.au.dk
Wed Jul 13 12:55:00 CEST 2016

This one?

        -L, --copy-links            transform symlink into referent file/dir

/Lars Madsen
Institut for Matematik / Department of Mathematics
Aarhus Universitet / Aarhus University
Mere info: http://au.dk/daleif@math / More information: http://au.dk/en/daleif@math

From: tex-live <tex-live-bounces at tug.org> on behalf of Norbert Preining <preining at logic.at>
Sent: 13 July 2016 12:37
To: Philip Taylor; TeXLive Mailing List
Subject: Re: [tex-live] [XeTeX] Σχετ: Plain XeTeX, pdftitle, pdfinfo

Hi Phil,

Your problem with rsync are three symlinks, which don't work on your filesystem it seems. Try to pass the option of copying symlinks as files (no man page at hand to give you the correct one)


On July 13, 2016 6:15:55 PM GMT+09:00, Philip Taylor <P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk> wrote:
>Hallo Zdeněk --
>> It is strange, you should complain for poor connection. My ADSL speed
>> is nominally 8 Mbps. Since the line is overloaded, the real speed is
>> usually 6 Mbps. Installation of scheme full from the neares mirror
>> takes about one hour. You wrote your speed is 2.7 Mbps, so it should
>> complete withint two or three hours. The problem may be cause by loss
>> of too many packets due to some noise. So you probably pay for very
>> low quality and the provider should fix it. Many companies provide
>> free service for measurement the real speed, you just connect to a
>> page of such a company and it measures the speed of download and
>> upload and stability. If it is too different from what you pay, you
>> should complain.
>In fact, run against (e.g., the HTML 5 speed tester), I get quite good
>download speed normally, but TeX Live installation always takes
>forever.  I know from past experience that Rsynch is much faster, but
>that no longer works for TeX Live 2016 (reported a couple of days ago),
>so I have little option but to sit it out ...
>Repost of Rsynch problem, in case anyone can shed light on it :
>> E:\TeX\Live\2016\TLnet>rsync -a --delete
>rsync://ftp.heanet.ie/mirrors/ctan.org/tex/systems/texlive/tlnet/ .
>> (also rsync -a --delete
>rsync://mirror.physik-pool.tu-berlin.de/ctan/systems/texlive/tlnet/ .)
>> rsync: symlink "/e/TeX/Live/2016/TLnet/update-tlmgr-latest.exe" ->
>"update-tlmgr-r41476.exe" failed: Bad file number (9)
>> rsync: symlink
>"/e/TeX/Live/2016/TLnet/update-tlmgr-latest.exe.sha512" ->
>"update-tlmgr-r41476.exe.sha512" failed: Bad file number (
>> 9)
>> rsync: symlink
>"/e/TeX/Live/2016/TLnet/update-tlmgr-latest.exe.sha512.asc" ->
>"update-tlmgr-r41476.exe.sha512.asc" failed: Bad file
>> number (9)
>> rsync: symlink "/e/TeX/Live/2016/TLnet/update-tlmgr-latest.sh" ->
>"update-tlmgr-r41476.sh" failed: Bad file number (9)
>> rsync: symlink "/e/TeX/Live/2016/TLnet/update-tlmgr-latest.sh.sha512"
>-> "update-tlmgr-r41476.sh.sha512" failed: Bad file number (9)
>> rsync: symlink
>"/e/TeX/Live/2016/TLnet/update-tlmgr-latest.sh.sha512.asc" ->
>"update-tlmgr-r41476.sh.sha512.asc" failed: Bad file nu
>> mber (9)
>> rsync error: received SIGINT, SIGTERM, or SIGHUP (code 20) at
>/usr/src/rsync/rsync-3.0.8/rsync.c(549) [generator=3.0.8]
>> E:\TeX\Live\2016\TLnet>rsync error: received SIGUSR1 (code 19) at
>/usr/src/rsync/rsync-3.0.8/main.c(1298) [receiver=3.0.8]
>** Phil.
>Philip Taylor

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