[tex-live] Pretest tlmgr downloads fail

Herbert Voss Herbert.Voss at FU-Berlin.DE
Sun May 15 09:39:40 CEST 2016

Am 15.05.2016 um 09:24 schrieb Norbert Preining:
> Now with TLUtils.pm

I had the same problem with Linux. And with your attached TLUtils.pm
I get:

voss at shania:~> tlupdateP
tlmgr: package repository http://ftp.cstug.cz/pub/tex/local/tlpretest 
tlmgr: saving backups to /usr/local/texlive/2016/tlpkg/backups
[ 1/38, ??:??/??:??] update: biblatex-apa [233k] (39930 -> 41125) ... 
/usr/local/texlive/2016/temp/biblatex-apa.tar.xz: Datei oder Verzeichnis 
nicht gefunden
DEBUG+++ xzfile = /usr/local/texlive/2016/temp/biblatex-apa.tar.xz, 
checksize = 18536
DEBUG+++ stat xzfile =
Use of uninitialized value $filesize in numeric ne (!=) at 
/usr/local/texlive/2016/tlpkg/TeXLive/TLUtils.pm line 1992.
TLUtils::check_file: removing 
/usr/local/texlive/2016/temp/biblatex-apa.tar.xz, sizes differ:
Use of uninitialized value $filesize in concatenation (.) or string at 
/usr/local/texlive/2016/tlpkg/TeXLive/TLUtils.pm line 1994.
TLUtils::check_file:   TL=, arg=18536
TLPDB::_install_package: downloading did not succeed
tlmgr: Installation of new version of biblatex-apa failed, trying to unwind.
tlmgr: Restoring old package state succeeded.
[ 2/38, 00:01/02:20] update: cjkpunct [151k] (15878 -> 41119) ... 
/usr/local/texlive/2016/temp/cjkpunct.tar.xz: Datei oder Ver


voss at shania:~> perl -e 'print  ( (stat "/bin/true")[7], "\n");'
voss at shania:~> perl -v

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