[tex-live] texlive the jubilee edition

Norbert Preining preining@logic.at
Fri, 7 Jun 2002 22:10:41 +0200


On Fre, 07 Jun 2002, Sebastian Rahtz wrote:
> yes, http://www.tug.org/texlive/bugs.html, if someone
> composes some text

First I would suggest to fix the http://www.tug.org/texlive/index.html
the supported systems paragraph:

<h2><a name=systems>Supported systems</a></h2>
Presently executables for the following platform/operating system
combinations are included on CD 1 of TL7
<ul>
<li> i386/Linux
<li> i386/Solaris2.8
<li> PowerPC/MacOS X
<li> Windows  (most versions, on Intel machines)
</ul>

and the following combinations on CD 2 of TL7
<ul>
<li> PowerPC/AIX4.3.3
<li> SPARC/Solaris2.7
<li> MIPS/IRIX6.5
<li> i386/Solaris2.8
<li> i386/FreeBSD
<li> DEC Alpha/Linux
<li> DEC Alpha/OSF4.0d
<li> HPPA2.0/HPUX10.20
</ul>


Then for bugs.html:

<ul>
<li> 2002/06/07: Calling tex/latex with the option --src on the following
	arch/os combinations declare themselves WRONGLY as TeX, while
	they do NOT pass the trip test. This happens ONLY when you use the
	--src option. You can download correct binaries for these architectures
	by clicking on the relevant arch/os combination and unpacking the
	file into the directory that holds the binaries. Please note that only
	those binaries are included which are not correct, so do NOT delete
	your TeXlive/bin directory!
	<ul>
	<li><a href=...>DEC Alpha/linux</a>
	<li> ...
	</ul>

<li> 2002/06/06: The (o)xdvi.bin can NOT be used on older i386/linux
	systems due to library incompatibilities. These systems include
	(but are not restricted to) Redhat 6.2, SuSE 6.4 (??), Debian Potato,
	.... Working binaries for these arch/os combinations can be
	downloaded from <a href=....>here</a>



Just a first draft ...

Best wishes

Norbert

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