[tex-live] (not urgent) TL 64 bit optimization

Lars Madsen daleif at imf.au.dk
Mon Sep 5 13:15:32 CEST 2005

Tigran Aivazian :

> On Sun, 4 Sep 2005, Lars Madsen wrote:
>> But the TL 2004 installation is just for 32 bit, so my question is whether 
>> the TL source actually has a specific target for 64 bit linux?
> who told you that? TL 2004 has properly built (i.e. native) x86_64 binaries 
> and it installs/runs on x86_64 just fine.
> (I am assuming that by "64 bit linux" you mean Linux running on x86_64 
> architecture, as not many people are using Itaniums any more...)

ahh, cool. I just didn't have a CD or ISO image near by.

Will try the x86 binaries to see if it gets even better ;-)

Too bad our normal users does not have access to this server, but good for 
me ;-)



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