[tex-k] unixtex.texi

Thomas Esser te at dbs.uni-hannover.de
Fri Dec 26 14:04:42 CET 2003

> non-trivial matter.  For most uses, it is a better idea to install a
> distribution with pre-packaged binaries for your platform.  The
> principal example of such a distribution is te at TeX{}
> (@uref{http://www.tug.org/applications/teTeX}), which is based on the
> Web2c sources.
> @cindex te at TeX{}
> @cindex precompiled Unix binaries
> The Unix distribution alluded to above is the te at TeX{} distribution.
> This includes both complete sources and precompiled binaries for many
> popular Unix variants, including Linux. It is based on Web2c, and
> contains many other @TeX{}-related programs as well.

While it is true that teTeX aims to be installed by the end-user, it
no longer contains any binaries. I have stopped distributing binaries
hoping to have more time in maintaining the source part and to be able
to update it more frequently.


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