[tex-live] TeX Live 2003 endgame
tjk at ams.org
Thu Aug 21 10:57:27 CEST 2003
If you get me build instructions, I can try to compile on my MacOS X
box here. I have the Appple Developer tools installed. If the build
requires Metrowerks, I suppose I could ask TUG to buy me that suite
On Thu, 21 Aug 2003, Sebastian Rahtz wrote:
> We agreed to complete TeX Live 2003 by August 25th. Coincidentally, I am
> leaving on holiday for 10 days on 23rd, so I will have to ask someone
> else to make last minute changes on 23rd and 24th.
> There are two show-stoppers:
> a) we have no uptodate MacOSX binaries; I think only Gerben knows how to
> create these? has anyone else tried?
> b) the source archive is not in sync with the source tree; the latter no
> longer compiles under Linux since Fabrice tidied up (a small eomega
> puzzle). so when the source tree is OK again,
> //depot/Master/source/source.tar.bz2 must be rebuilt.
> It will also be necessary for someone to revise the public web pages to
> reflect the new release.
> I will keep checking and fixing until the morning of 23rd, but
> will be totally out of email contact after that until September 2nd.
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