[tex-live] Cannot contact mirror.ctan.org

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Tue Sep 21 11:00:25 CEST 2010

Hi Denis,

On Di, 21 Sep 2010, Denis Bitouzé wrote:
> > Does this persist?
> Yes.


> Well, I didn't explicitly open it and it used to be okay by the past,
> for instance with TL 2009! I do not have any trouble to browse the
> internet. BTW, my boxes are Mandriva 2010.1 Linux.


> 3. If I don't manually specify a mirror but completely disable my
> firewall, the problem in item 1 disappear but I don't like to do so,
> even for few minutes when I update the TL.

That is strange. So what we basically do is:
	wget http://mirror.ctan.org
and analyze the output searching for "Location: ...".

If you do that on the command line, what do you get there?

I am really surprised what is configured in that firewall that wget is forbidden?

Best wishes

Norbert Preining            preining@{jaist.ac.jp, logic.at, debian.org}
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