[tex-live] CD images

Fabrice Popineau Fabrice.Popineau at supelec.fr
Wed Jun 11 16:51:44 CEST 2003

> Why are we making the DVD and the CD different?  Trying to keep them
> in sync sounds painful.  Why not just put the compressed files on the
> dvd as well, so they can be the same?  How many people will really
> care about running TL live from the DVD?  Seems vanishingly small to
> me.  (The number of people who can use the dvd in the first place is
> already tiny.)

I must admit that the 'live' thing is not as much interesting as it used
to be due to the dvd thing. However, I may have a usable subset of the
current TL which fits on a cdrom and that could be used on both linux
and win32.

> For that matter, I've always wondered why Master exists at all, and
> isn't just created by running make in Build.

At least for Windows, that wouldn't work. And there are many things you
can't just 'make' in Master/ (even if that would be desirable).


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