[texworks] TeXworks and TeXLive 2009

Joseph Wright joseph.wright at morningstar2.co.uk
Tue Sep 15 10:14:40 CEST 2009

Mike Willis wrote:
> I currently have TeXworks deployed to a bunch of Linux machines that
> have TeXLive 2008 installed. The Linux distro is SLED 11 which despite
> having been released around March 2009 ships with TeXLive 2007, so I've
> already had to replace that.
> It's my understanding that TeXworks is being developed with a view to
> being included in TeXLive 2009. With that in mind, I'm wondering will
> there come a point where TeXworks requires TeXLive 2009 and will not
> properly function with TeXLive 2008?
> I don't actually use TeX myself so I'm not very clued up on the finer
> points of how it all works.
> thanks,
> mike

Hello Mike,

TeXworks is just an editor in that sense. Whatever TeX system is
installed can be used (it works with the Windows-only MiKTeX system as
well, for example). So there is no danger of not being able to use it
with TeX Live 2008 (or TeX Live 2007, or ...)
Joseph Wright

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