[tex-live] Unable to download the remote TL database

Justin C. Walker justin at mac.com
Mon Nov 9 00:21:28 CET 2015

On Nov 8, 2015, at 14:33 , Karl Berry wrote:

> Hi Paulo,
>    Not all the time, but most of it:
> Has anything changed with the network on your end?
> That's the first thing that comes to mind.
>    http://repositorios.cpai.unb.br/ctan/systems/texlive/tlnet
> I can't visit that url in a browser.  I suspect something is wrong on
> that host.  I suggest specifying a different mirror (not www.ctan.org)
> explicitly.

FWIW, I can't get to this site, or to the DNS servers that "whois" claims serves the "unb.br" domain.  Looks like an outage (or other problem) in or near Brasilia.


Justin C. Walker, Curmudgeon-At-Large
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