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

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Wed Mar 25 17:51:18 CET 2009

On Mi, 25 Mär 2009, Marc Herbert wrote:
> 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?).

Yes I know. That is true. Installation from the network is supported
only via tar.lzma files. And you don't want to get each and every file
via wget (that are quite a lot of them).

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

Definitely. Or sshfs.

Best wishes


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