[tex-live] Upgrade from texlive 2016

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Tue Jul 18 02:01:56 CEST 2017

> I adjusted the PATH back to 2016 and did: tlmgr update --all
> Of course I got told to do a --self which i did.  Then I restarted the
> 'tlmgr update --all', went to the kitchenn for a coffee and when
> being back I got a list of 880 packages to update. 

Just for everyone's information: I have committed a patch to tlmgr
that prohibits updates via tlmgr across releases. This will of course
not fix TL2016 installations, sorry for that, but at least next
year it shouldn't happen again ;-)

Output would look like this:
$ tlmgr update --self --all
tlmgr: Remote repository is newer than local (2016 < 2017)
Cross release updates are only supported with
  update-tlmgr-latest(.sh/.exe) --update
Please see https://tug.org/texlive/upgrade.html for details.



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