[OS X TeX] MacTeX2009

roberto avanzi roberto.avanzi at online.de
Mon Nov 9 16:32:54 EST 2009

On Nov 9, 2009, at 19:29 , Maxwell, Adam R wrote:

> On 11/09/09 10:20, "Herbert Schulz" <herbs at wideopenwest.com> wrote:
>> On Nov 9, 2009, at 12:13 PM, Adam M. Goldstein wrote:
>>> Naive question-
>>> Will updating with tlmgr (I've been using the pre-release versions)
>>> bring me up to date with the TeX and LaTeX packages, etc (not
>>> including the GUI's and other "extras" in the main .dmg)?
>> If you are talking about updating MacTeX(TeX Live)-2008 the answer is
>> NO.
> If you are using a TL 2009 pretest, you can update it to the final  
> version
> using tlmgr.  You'll still need to wait for mirrors to sync up.

Yep, at the moment it is not working. I get following errors

2009-11-09 22:25:16 +0100 Notice -[TLMMainWindowController  
_refreshUpdatedPackageListFromLocation:][1143]	Refreshing list of  
updated packages…
2009-11-09 22:25:28 +0100 Notice -[TLMOperation main][1143]	 
termination status of task /usr/texbin/tlmgr was 2
2009-11-09 22:25:28 +0100 Notice -[TLMOperation main][1143]	Standard  
error from `/usr/texbin/tlmgr --machine-readable --repository ftp://ftp.ctex.org/CTAN/systems/texlive/tlnet 
  update --list`
tlmgr: package repository ftp://ftp.ctex.org/CTAN/systems/texlive/tlnet
unusable location ftp://ftp.ctex.org/CTAN/systems/texlive/tlnet/tlpkg/texlive.tlpdb 
, could not load any packages
Cannot load TeX Live database from ftp://ftp.ctex.org/CTAN/systems/texlive/tlnet 
  at /usr/texbin/tlmgr line 3919.


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