Karl Berry <k...@freefriends.org> wrote:

>     last night's mirror from tug.org into ctan gave us an apparently new
>     "protext.exe" without deleting what was there.
> 
> Nothing has changed on the tug.org side as far as I can see.  Maybe your
> mirror arguments or software or something changed, and are now expanding
> symlinks?

interesting.

> $ ls -l
> total 1196352
> lrwxrwxrwx 1 karl root         14 Aug 15  2009 HEADER.html -> ../HEADER.html
> -rw-rw-r-- 2 karl root 1223854878 Jul 15  2011 ProTeXt-3.0-070811.exe
> -rw-rw-r-- 2 karl root         57 Jul 15  2011 ProTeXt-3.0-070811.exe.md5
> lrwxrwxrwx 1 karl root         22 Jul 15  2011 protext.exe -> 
> ProTeXt-3.0-070811.exe

so i tried again and it restored the link.  pushed out to dante.

nothing changed in the mirror script before or after the misbehaviour.

i guess there was a gremlin getting at some of my bits.

r
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http://tug.org/protext/

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