tlmgr (was: [OS X TeX] MacTeX-2008)

Vincent McGarry vmcgarry at
Tue Sep 9 03:05:11 EDT 2008

On Sep 9, 2008, at 1:12 AM, N Shah wrote:

> To (mostly -- downloads can still fail) avoid this situation you  
> need to tell tlmgr to not use the CTAN mirroring system, rather to  
> download from a specific mirror.  This can be accomplished by using  
> the --location command line option to tlmgr, e.g. your update  
> command will be:
> tlmgr --location' 
>  update --all
> This will force tlmgr to download from the specified ctan.  While it  
> is true that one mirror may not in perfect sync with another,  
> everything seems to be consistent within one mirror.

This works well. Thanks.

Vince McGarry

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