[tex-live] TeXLive installation from live distribution cd/dvd?

Manfred Lotz manfred at dante.de
Wed Jun 2 21:39:24 CEST 2010

Hi Norbert,

On Thu, 3 Jun 2010 00:21:48 +0900
Norbert Preining <preining at logic.at> wrote:

> Hi Manfred,
> On Mi, 02 Jun 2010, Manfred Lotz wrote:
> > In Germany a guy complained that the TeXLive installation didn't
> > work from his Puppy live distribution CD.
> Whatever puppy might be.

A Linux live distro. :-)

> > My question: How do we deal with such kind of installations? If we
> > say we don't support (although it might work) TeXLive installation
> > from Linux live cds/dvds then perhaps we should state it in the
> > documentation.
> No, we will not state *anything* in that direction. We *might* state
> that you need a perl installation which includes the core perl
> modules.

I fully agree. I'm also against telling what Perl modules are required.
This only would be necessary if you would have used something very
exotic which AFAIK you didn't. 

I like George's suggestion of having a general statement and that's it.


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