[tex-live] pretest 2018 imminent

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Tue Mar 13 01:02:37 CET 2018

Hi Royal High Uroboros of Lichtenfels!

> locate it ... Ah, I see an analogous one :  "After installation, get
> packages from CTAN".  Is that the option to which you refer ? And is this a
> new option, because I do not remember unticking such an option in the past.

Yes, this option, and no, it is not new, maybe 3 years or so ...

> OK, so rather than re-install I changed the repository to my local Rsynch'd
> copy using the GUI and tried again; it next told me that my TeX Live manager
> http://mirror.ox.ac.uk/sites/ctan.org/systems/tlnet (2016--2017) does not

Did you change the repository for the current run via
  tlmgr -> Load other repository -> ...
or did you change the repository *default* as saved in the database via
  Options -> General -> Default package repository

All these settings haven't changed in the last 10 or so years.



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