[tex-live] TeX Live 2008, i386-freebsd, FreeBSD 6.4 and i386-linux

Manfred Lotz manfred at dante.de
Tue Mar 17 17:12:29 CET 2009

Karl Berry wrote:
>     Maybe for TL09 we should consider building binaries on old [freebsd]
>     releases (like 5.x) so all the releases will
>     be supported. 
> In general, building the distributed binaries on the oldest usable
> system is always my recommendation.  But ultimately it is up to whoever
> does the work and what systems they have.  We're all volunteers here.
> For TL'08, Manfred Lotz built the i386-freebsd binaries, and Randy Au
> the amd64-freebsd.  (Thanks agan, both of you. :)

I only had a FreeBSD 7.0 system when I did the binary build.


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