[tex-live] TeXLive-2018 fails to update across firewall

Zdenek Wagner zdenek.wagner at gmail.com
Wed Jun 20 15:40:45 CEST 2018

2018-06-20 15:35 GMT+02:00 Blumenthal, Uri - 0553 - MITLL <uri at ll.mit.edu>:

> WARNING: long email
>      First of all, Uri, please *fix* your URL
>           http://tug.ctan.org/tex-archive/system/texlive/tlnet
>      which you used is *wrong*, it should be *systems* (mind the final s).
> I'm pretty sure I copy-pasted it from the TeX Live Utility log... I
> could've made a mistake, of course.
> And a pleasant news: as of this morning (after doing the tlmgr
> infrastructure update), TeX Live Utility seems to work, and is happily
> updating .
> I still think the wget provided with texlive package is old/broken, and
> would like the ability to use the one installed instead (e.g.,
> /opt/local/bin/wget):
> It was mentioned here a short time ago, wget from MacPorts supports https
but wget in MacTeX is compiled without https. For this reason the installer
is being modified to use curl which is distributed with Mac OS X (no user
installation needed) and https is supported.

Zdeněk Wagner
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