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

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Fri Jun 22 01:58:42 CEST 2018


> 2018-06-21 22:20:01 +0000 Notice -[TLMDatabase _downloadDatabaseHead][77662]     Checking the repository version.  Please be patient.
> 2018-06-21 22:20:01 +0000 Notice -[TLMDatabase _downloadDatabaseHead][77662]     Downloading at least 2048 bytes of tlpdb for a version check…
> 2018-06-21 22:20:01 +0000 Notice -[TLMDatabase _downloadDatabaseHead][77662]     Downloaded 65536 bytes of tlpdb for version check

It seems it *did* download something ...

> 2018-06-21 22:20:01 +0000 Notice -[TLMDatabase _downloadDatabaseHead][77662]     Downloading at least 2048 bytes of tlpdb for a version check…
> 2018-06-21 22:20:31 +0000 Notice -[TLMDatabase connection:didFailWithError:][77662]  Failed to download tlpdb for version check http://tug.ctan.org/tex-archive/systems/texlive/tlnet : Error Domain=NSURLErrorDomain Code=-1001 "The request timed out." UserInfo={NSUnderlyingError=0x604000247050 {Error Domain=kCFErrorDomainCFNetwork Code=-1001 "The request timed out." UserInfo={NSErrorFailingURLStringKey=http://tug.ctan.org/tex-archive/systems/texlive/tlnet/tlpkg/texlive.tlpdb, NSErrorFailingURLKey=http://tug.ctan.org/tex-archive/systems/texlive/tlnet/tlpkg/texlive.tlpdb, _kCFStreamErrorCodeKey=-2102, _kCFStreamErrorDomainKey=4, NSLocalizedDescription=The request timed out.}}, NSErrorFailingURLStringKey=http://tug.ctan.org/tex-archive/systems/texlive/tlnet/tlpkg/texlive.tlpdb, NSErrorFailingURLKey=http://tug.ctan.org/tex-archive/systems/texlive/tlnet/tlpkg/texlive.tlpdb, _kCFStreamErrorDomainKey=4, _kCFStreamErrorCodeKey=-2102, NSLocalizedDescription=The request timed out.}

And then it failed, request timed out.

But I don't actually see tlmgr doing anything here. It seems to me
that TLU and not tlmgr is doing this.

> $ fmtutil --sys --listcfg
> fmtutil: fmtutil is using the following fmtutil.cnf files (in precedence order):

THat is bad. What does
  kpsewhich -all fmtutil.cnf
say? In my case there is

So where is your
If it is not there, please run
  tlmgr generate _fmtutil
and then try the kpsewhich call again, it should be there.



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