[tex-live] volunteer to implement lcab compression?
Gerben.Wierda at rna.nl
Thu Jun 10 09:04:52 CEST 2004
> I know this is not a first class solution. But would it be possible to
> use MAKECAB.EXE from
> which runs under windows and using wine it also runs under Linux or
I *strongly* oppose any solution that makes no use of an open source tool,
even more one that *only* works in a Windows environment.
I also wonder if cab is such a good idea if it (as I understand it) does
not support permissions.
As far as I'm concerned we should *not* use the cab format unless we have
an open source portable tool to create them. And as I understand it,
Fabrice can use zip inside cab, so he can go ahewd with zip on the Windows
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