[tex-live] revisions going backwards?

Lars Madsen daleif at imf.au.dk
Mon Dec 29 14:38:03 CET 2008

Oliver Heins wrote:
> "Yue Wang" <yuleopen at gmail.com> writes:
>>> bin-tlperl.win32: local revision (11607) is newer than revision in
>>> http://mirror.ctan.org/systems/texlive/tlnet/2008 (10656), not updating.
> You're using mirror.ctan.org as source, which redirects to different
> mirrors.  These mirrors might have different revisions, as they
> synchronize at different times (today, mean mirror age is 6.3 days, but
> median only 12 hours).
> You might find it easier to add an explicit mirror as your source:
> Choose one from http://www.ctan.org/mirrors
> HTH,
>  olli

I know, but that is one of the problems with tlmgr, it might be an idea 
that it actually explicitly mention which mirror it is looking at.

I usually end up at


which has a list from 27 og december.

But I have no way of knowing if this is the mirror it is looking at for 
the update.

And explicitly specifying a mirror seems to contradict the idea of 
having  mirrors.



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