[OS X TeX] TeX Live Utility - fails to update infrastructure - cannot find TeX Live root
herbs at wideopenwest.com
Mon Dec 29 15:27:57 EST 2014
> On Dec 29, 2014, at 2:14 PM, Juergen Fenn <schneeschmelze at googlemail.com> wrote:
> 2014-12-29 21:05 GMT+01:00 Herbert Schulz <herbs at wideopenwest.com>:
>> By default tlmgr has the repository set to the mirror so you get a
>> repository near you. You can use TLU or tlmgr directly to reset that
>> to some other repository. when did it get set to point to files on your
>> own system?
> Herb, I'm sorry that I cannot tell you when this happened. I installed
> MacTeX 2014 from the TeX Collection DVD back in October when I setup
> the whole system from scratch and I never changed anything about the
> setup. This is how it worked out when I called the selfupdate of tlmgr
> an hour ago. No problem because the message also gave an advice for
> how to change the repository.
> Keep teXing in 2015 :)
That may be the clue! Installing from the DVD actually does a regular install of TeX Live for the Mac while downloading MacTeX installs an image of that distribution. The tlmgr may be cofigured differently after the install.
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