[tex-live] pretest 2018 imminent

Philip Taylor (RHUoL) P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Thu Mar 15 18:29:39 CET 2018

Norbert Preining wrote:

>> 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 ...

Ah well, I must have installed the pre-tests so late during that period 
that I did not need to update before TeX Live went live ...

> 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

The last solved my problem -- thank you Norbert.
** Phil.

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