[tex-live] install-tl with network location, but without sneaky updates?

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Wed Mar 25 13:57:00 CET 2009

2009/3/25 Marc Herbert <Marc.Herbert at gmail.com>:
> One of the problem I was describing is that:
>   install-tl  -location  http://my.server/expanded-ISO-image/
> does not work, as documented in the help of "-location" (confirm?).

Perhaps this is not spelled out very clearly in the help, but live
(uncompressed) installation source has to be accessible through the
file system.

> Using a NFS/SMB mount seems like a workaround.

Or you can mirror the current tlnet/2008 and use that over the network
(unless you absolutely need the initial release). Then you will have a
private frozen archive to use and you can subset it as necessary as



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