CTAN Update: miktex_update

CTAN Announcements ctan-ann at dante.de
Sat Nov 7 14:23:49 CET 2009

On Wed, 4 Nov 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 v1.4: 
 - new switch -a, --admin to run mpm in administrative mode
   (MiKTeX v2.8+)
 - Bugfix: corrected variable names for alternative rsync servers
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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