[tex-live] installation with network troubles

Karl Berry karl at freefriends.org
Sun Jun 28 23:11:19 CEST 2009

    when a TL2009 package is temporarily broken
    (missing file --- some newcomer)

What?  Can you give me an example?

The tlpdb in tlnet should always be consistent with the actual files in
tlnet (this is not true for svn).  We have numerous consistency checks
to ensure this.

        open (IN, $infile) || return; # die "open($infile) failed: $!";
    (as i wasn't capable to write Perl code for at least a warning there).

Replace `return' with `{ warn "..."; return; }', seems to me.  Or use an

    No idea if such should be converted into a user flag. 

It shouldn't be a flag, the data (and the behavior) should be correct in
the first place.  Perhaps that means we should do the above, to be more

    The final product will be rock-stable anyway.

I wish.

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