[OS X TeX] problem TeX Live Utility
Adam R. Maxwell
amaxwell at mac.com
Sat Dec 26 17:55:06 EST 2009
On Dec 26, 2009, at 2:22 PM, Herbert Schulz wrote:
> On Dec 26, 2009, at 4:15 PM, Peter Dyballa wrote:
>> Am 26.12.2009 um 20:47 schrieb Adam R. Maxwell:
>>> It is no longer possible to update TeX Live 2008. If you want updates, you need to install TeX Live 2009.
>> Or use tlmgr that came with TL '08...
> Don't think that will work since the 2008 repository is no longer available. It would be way too much work trying to update both the 2009 and 2008 repositories so that tlmgr could download updates.
Herb is right; you can use tlmgr in TL 2008 to change paper size and list packages, but not much else. The 2008 repository was removed to save disk space on CTAN nodes, I believe. At any rate, it's gone and you'll get a variety of error messages when trying to use tlmgr in TL 2008.
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