[OS X TeX] Re: TeX Live (MacTeX) 2010 Developement has Started.

Victor Ivrii vivrii at gmail.com
Sat May 15 01:01:03 CEST 2010

On Fri, May 14, 2010 at 4:55 PM, Herbert Schulz <herbs at wideopenwest.com> wrote:

> Well... it appears that I had it wrong in my initial statement that tlmgr won't update binaries. In fact tlmgr has the ability to update binaries but, in practice, that has never been used. This is because on the fly binary changes would have to be compiled and available for many different platforms and that would generated way too much work and testing for folks.

Actually it WAS used after prerelease and release TL2009.


shows a lot of "universal-darwin" updates and similar binary updates
on other platforms (like x86_64-linux). It was never used in the
released version


Victor Ivrii, Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Toronto

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