[OS X TeX] pdftex 1.20a

ADITYA D TRIVEDI atrivedi2 at student.gsu.edu
Tue Oct 12 23:57:54 CEST 2004




On 13/10/2004, at 6:56 AM, Gerben Wierda wrote:

> I wonder though what kind of TeX distro the boxed Linuxes come with 
> these days. Probably not that recent as this stuff >;-)

>Mostly they'll come with whatever is available at Debian.
>That tends to be quite a ways behind TeXLive, and seems
>to have an update cycle of ~3 years.

>It takes an enthusiastic sysadmin to keep a local Linux
>site at the cutting-edge!

>Cheers

>Ross

In my undergrad school (Abilene Christian University), we had a yearly upgrade system for the Solaris Machines. The policy was to wait for the TeXLive CDs! It worked decently (and is definitely better than th ~3 years upgrade cycle).

-Eddy

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