Install fails due to errors in temp directory

Siep Kroonenberg siepo at
Tue May 4 18:22:12 CEST 2021

On Tue, May 04, 2021 at 05:52:22PM +0200, Uwe Siart wrote:
> Herbert Voss <Herbert.Voss at> writes:
> >> Ok. But will this trigger all the necessary post-install actions? Create
> >> formats etc.? The installer does a lot of things after the download of
> >> packages.
> >
> > yes and no ...
> > If you have that problem in an install of TL you have todo  several actions
> > by yourselve. We had the problem with texlive-scripts and today with easybook
> > and some other packages.
> Yes, I got it during a fresh install and the process dies away before
> any of the post-actions started. So there's actually nothing but the
> downloaded packages. If it happend during update I would not worry too
> much and simply retry.
> Maybe I wait until tomorrow and hope that the problem vanishes. It seems
> to be pretty reproducible because I got it with easybook and
> texlive-scripts, too.

If it is a problem with a mirror then you can manually select a
mirror by adding a -select-repository option to the installer.

Siep Kroonenberg

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