[tex-live] texlive 8
karl at freefriends.org
Wed Feb 5 08:46:37 CET 2003
IFFFFFFF we had a portable installation system,
it would all be OK! but we dont.
Sure we do. install-cd.sh. (Windows is a completely separate case
Yes, we have all had this conversation a thousand times,
We have? Not on the list I guess, or maybe I wasn't paying attention.
so yes, in theory. just don't say that it means everyone
has to use .rpm/.deb/.tar.gz/.zip/.cab.....
Sorry, I don't understand the problem. Users don't need to know or care
what install-cd.sh uses or how the cd is organized. They don't know
now. At least I don't -- I've just been a user :).
I'm not saying it's trivial to do, of course, but it may be worthwhile.
(Oh, and bzip2 should be used for the actual compression, it is better
than anything else.)
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