[tex-live] tlmgr update --self fails

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Wed Nov 7 15:08:48 CET 2012

Hi Martin,

On Mi, 07 Nov 2012, Martin Schröder wrote:
> since Monday on Win7, tlmgr asks for --self, but then fails:

Hmm, not here on my machine (Linux). What does
	tlmgr candidates texlive.infra

> Preparing TeX Live infrastructure update...
> cannot set/edit root of a virtual tlpdb

Huuu? That is interesting, why does this appear here?

> TLDownload::get_file: response error:
>   404 Not Found
> permanent server connection set up, but downloading did not

Ok, does this happen always?

> succeed!Retrying with wget.
> xzdec: (stdin): Unexpected end of input
> Couldn't unpack texlive.infra.tar.xz
> Aborting infrastructure update.

Looks like downloading did not succeed, or the package is malformed.
I checked my rsync copy and there the package is correct


Best wishes

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