[tex-live] install font manually, tlmgr broke

Emanuel Berg moasen at zoho.com
Sun Jul 16 19:03:10 CEST 2017

Norbert Preining wrote:

> No, as I wrote, you need to find an archive
> of TeX Live 2016's tlnet, and point tlmgr to
> it. Nothing else.

Are you sure that's the problem? Because that
error message sure sounds like a bug, not
a repository insufficiency. Unless the bug is
in the repo itself, of course.

Anyway, I did this:

    $ tlmgr option repository http://mirror.ctan.org/systems/texlive/tlnet
    (running on Debian, switching to user mode!)
    tlmgr: setting default package repository to

(I found the mirror URL in the tlmgr man page.)


    $ tlmgr update --all
    (running on Debian, switching to user mode!)
    Unknown directive ...containerchecksum
    , please fix it!
    at /usr/share/texlive/tlpkg/TeXLive/TLPOBJ.pm
    line 210, <$retfh> line 5761.

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