[tex-live] 2015 pretest: tlmgr update --self fails on windows

Ulrike Fischer news3 at nililand.de
Tue Apr 14 14:12:05 CEST 2015

Am Tue, 14 Apr 2015 21:04:06 +0900 schrieb Norbert Preining:

> Hi Ulrike,
>> Detailed command logging to "D:\texlive\2015\temp\update-self.log"
>> failed self update: texlive.infra (36801 -> 36818)
> THat is bad ... and surprising.
>> Running update-tlmgr-latest.exe doesn't help: At the next start of
>> tlmgr it again wants to update itself.
>> _include_tlpobj tlpkg\tlpobj\texlive.infra.tlpobj
>> tlpkg\tlpobj\texlive.infra.doc.tlpobj 
>> tlmgr.pl: unknown action: _include_tlpobj; try --help if you need
> Argggg... that is a stupid bug indeed ... I fix it in a minute...
> But it is independent from the fact that the update failed, which is 
> strange ...
> Do you have a log of the *original* self update:
> 	D:\texlive\2015\temp\update-self.log

No, I only have the log from the last attempt.

But I used for the first try this repository
and there update-tlmgr-latest.exe seems to be broken: its size is
reported as 0 bit. Could this be the problem? (in other repositories
the size looks ok)

Ulrike Fischer 

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