CTAN Update: miktex_update

CTAN Announcements ctan-ann at dante.de
Thu Feb 12 19:42:15 CET 2009

On Wed, 11 Feb 2009, Josef Kleber submitted an update to the 



Location on CTAN: /support/miktex_update
Summary description: A cygwin bash script for automatic updating and installing new packages of MiKTeX
License type: lppl

Announcement text: 

The miktex_update script offers automatic updating and/or installing of new 
packages of an existing MiKTeX installation. It supports direct connection with 
online repositories of the MiKTeX server network, as well as synchronizing a 
local repository (CTAN) with following update. In the end you should have an 
up-to-date and complete MiKTeX installation.

License: LPPL

Changes in v1.3: 

 - Bugfix: changed main rsync URL to new TUG URL
 - new option -R, --rsync specifies rsync server URL
 - Bugfix: error in handling of cgywin style path by mpm, like:
           reported by: Hongsheng Zhao
 See: http://latex.josef-kleber.de/en_miktex_update.htm or
      for more information

This package is located at 
.  More information is at
(if the package is new it may take a day for that information to 
appear).  We are supported by the TeX Users Group http://www.tug.org .  
Please join a users group; see http://www.tug.org/usergroups.html .

Thanks for the upload.

For the CTAN Team
  Rainer Schöpf

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