[tex-live] Rsync problems today

Philip Taylor P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Sun Apr 22 18:26:38 CEST 2018

Philip Taylor wrote:

> Tried to fetch a clean copy of the TeX Live 2018 pretest suite today > and was met with the following errors :
I see I have encountered this problem previously.  At around the same date in 2017, I wrote :

> I finally overcame the problem by adding "-L -v " to the command-line > incantation -- "-L" avoided the symbolic link error (the documented > incantation would appear to assume that symbolic links are supported > on the target file-system) and "-v" allowed me to observe progress.
It would be helpful if the TeX Live pre-test instructions could make mention of the need for "-L" and the potential benefits of "-v".
Philip Taylor

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