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

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Wed Mar 25 14:14:31 CET 2009

On Di, 24 Mär 2009, Marc Herbert wrote:
>  My goal is simple: perform multiple network installations (for multiple 
>  hosts), strictly identical to each other (Ideally all should be 
>  2008-release).
> I could not find a way to do this with install-tl. I tried to point it to 
> the ISO image exported through http:// but this seems to break install-tl

THat does not work. you can create a tlnet distribution from DVD by
calling tl-update-containers (available in tlpkg/bin) and then export
that directory via http. Then use that as installation location. As long
as you don't do any updates the clients will not have any updates.

Best wishes


Dr. Norbert Preining <preining at logic.at>        Vienna University of Technology
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