[tex-live] tlcritical->tlnet for downloader/compressor

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Mon Jun 4 14:54:51 CEST 2018

Hi Adrian

Can you please run
   tlmgr update -v <somepackage>
On the CMD prompt and send me the output?
I tested it on a Windows 10 with success....


On June 4, 2018 8:57:31 PM GMT+09:00, Adrian Devries <adrian.devries at t-online.de> wrote:
>Hi Karl,
>it seems, unfortunately, that there are issues with lz4 in the updated
>infrastructure. Under win7 and win10 tlmgr isn't able to create backups
>anymore and the output of tlmgr is full of binary codes. But there is a
>workaround: After setting the environment variables
>TEXLIVE_COMPRESSOR=xz and TEXLIVE_DOWNLOADER=wget all is working as
>before. Note that a curl executable hasn't been installed during the
>update of the infrastructure.
>Best regards,

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