pretest 2021 begin

David Carlisle d.p.carlisle at
Sat Feb 27 00:08:23 CET 2021

On Fri, 26 Feb 2021 at 22:59, Karl Berry <karl at> wrote:

>     But the binary is (or claims to be) 2020
> Ken committed the cygwin binaries yesterday, so they probably weren't
> distributed around yet. I imagine they'll be at whatever pretest mirror
> you're using later today or tomorrow.

they arrived here today already via tlmgr  thanks!

>     I'd have expected it to fail to install rather than install an old one
> if
>     this was the case?
> No, I don't delete the old binaries; all the consistency checks would go
> haywire. It doesn't seem bad to me to keep the existing binaries until
> the new ones are in, anyway. Which, in practice, is pretty quickly.

Sure it's fine I nearly didn't mention it but then thought if they had been
dropped by accident and I hadn't mentioned  it I'd wish I had.

> Thanks for trying it, in any case. -k

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