Checksum verification failure for TeX Live 2019 on macOS

Norbert Preining norbert at
Thu May 7 17:16:17 CEST 2020

Hi Erlend,

>   tlmgr: setting default package repository to
>   /Library/TeX/Distributions/Programs/texbin/tlmgr: unexpected return value
> from verify_checksum: -5

That is a bug dealing with expired keys, see
(and the following thread). There are more details in the thread
starting here
where this problem occurred the first time with

Basically you need to upgrade first with
(no other options please!) and after that the tlmgr will work.

Other than this, all you do looks fine. This is a peculiarity due to the
expired key.



PREINING Norbert                    
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