Call for testing: TeX Collection 2020

Norbert Preining norbert at
Mon Apr 6 23:59:10 CEST 2020

Hi Harald,

> quick update: today I tried "tlmgr update" with the new 2020 installation,
> and tlmgr *does* show the same problem with that specific web proxy!

Nothing changed there, sorry. We only fixed the broken Windows
installation from DVD.

> so something changed in the perl code how to acceess web files through a proxy between tl 2019 and 2020,
> all updates will suck in such a configuration:-(

Can you test **two** things please:
- first, fix the typo in
--- a/Master/tlpkg/TeXLive/
+++ b/Master/tlpkg/TeXLive/
@@ -61,7 +61,7 @@ sub reinit
   $self->{'ua'} = $ua;
   $self->{'enabled'} = 1;
   $self->{'errorcount'} = 0;
-  $self->{'initcout'} += 1;
+  $self->{'initcount'} += 1;
 sub enabled

if that helps, hurray!

- if that does NOT help, undo the above fix and revert the change
by patch -R -ing the attached patch. 
This was the **only** changes since 2016 we did wrt downloading.
If it works after this change, then less yeah, and we need to look into
what happened.

Please let us know the outcome.



PREINING Norbert                    
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