[tex-live] Strange tlmgr output today
tljack at forallx.net
Tue Feb 27 02:42:23 CET 2018
On Mon, February 26, 2018 5:45 pm, Norbert Preining wrote:
> On Mon, 26 Feb 2018, jack wrote:
>> $ tlmgr update --list
>> tlmgr: package repository /stuff/texstuff/tlnet (verified)
>> tlmgr: saving backups to /stuff/texstuff/tlbax
>> keep: l3experimental : local: 46720, source: 46085
>> keep: l3kernel : local: 46720, source: 46085
>> keep: l3packages : local: 46712, source: 46085
>> keep: tex4ht : local: 46728, source: 46699
>> keep: texlive-docindex : local: 46711, source: 46664
>> tlmgr: no updates available
>> I've never seen anything like this before. What's going on, and what
>> will make this output go away?
> You have updated against a more recent mirror, and the one you have
> synced the tlnet to your local disk was not updated to the latest stage, it
> is one day late.
> Try again.
OK, I will try again, but I am having trouble making sense of your
explanation. I only ever sync against one mirror (mirrors.rit.edu), so I
don't see how that mirror could've become more recent than itself. For
the same reason, I also don't see how my local clone could possibly be
more recent than mirrors.rit.edu.
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