[tex-live] porting a TeXLive-Installation to another PC
daleif at imf.au.dk
Fri Nov 28 23:39:42 CET 2008
>> Have you had any problems regarding very long filenames?
>> Windows unzip terminated without error on this
>> PowerArchiver too, though I got a hint.
> Try the command-line unzip of TeX Live.
well, the idea was to provide TL as a zip to users.
I think I'll see if there is any improvement in transfer speed by
placing the TL tree on a USB stick or on a DVD (remember we are using an
already installed TL2008, so it will be doing a straight copy, no
searching on the DVD).
>> The sample installer mentioned, seems to be working well. Though I'd
>> like to see it install the same things as the 'real' installer, and that
> You mean the same menu entries?
more or less, I think only tlmgr is missing.
>> it create an uninstaller that removes TL as well.
> I'll keep that in mind when I update the script.
cool. It works really good.
BTW: as a non-xelatex user what is it doing in that latex xelatex step?
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