[tex-live] No lzma source in repo (Cygwin)

Angelo Graziosi angelo.graziosi at alice.it
Wed Mar 11 01:13:14 CET 2009

Norbert Preining ha scritto:
> On Di, 10 Mär 2009, Angelo Graziosi wrote:
>> (Ehmm... What is 'xz'? ...and when will TeXLive 'adopt' Cygwin?)
> xz is the successor of lzma, from the same author
> 	http://tukaani.org/xz/
> TL2009 will use xz instead of lzma.

Oh, thanks!

Hi Ken [1],

> Apropos Cygwin: If we get binaries or some explanation what specialities
> we have to do we can adopt it quite easily.

do you want to give it a try?


[1] http://tug.org/pipermail/tex-live/2009-January/019808.html

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