[tex-live] texmf tar archive

Peter Münster pmlists at free.fr
Mon Jul 3 09:51:09 CEST 2006

On Fri, 30 Jun 2006, Karl Berry wrote:

> Greetings,
>     the texmf tree, only some uncompressed texmf-trees and the iso-images.
>     Could you provide please a compressed texmf-archive?
> I don't really understand.  Can't you just get it with rsync, which will
> do the compression over the line?

Yes, rsync is a good option, I didn't see this one. Thanks!

> Or, if you want the released version,
> then it's there in the ISO, so just get it and unpack it?

I just don't want to download 700 MB, when I only need about 200 MB...

The debian packages could also be an option.

> Sorry, but I can't spend more time on infrastructure than absolutely
> necessary, I am so far behind with updates.

No problem, I'll find my way through your provided infrastructure ;)

Greetings, Peter


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