[tex-live] pretest'11 begin
ikrabbe.ask at gmail.com
Tue May 31 14:48:37 CEST 2011
On Tue, May 31, 2011 at 08:43:23AM -0300, George N. White III wrote:
> On Tue, May 31, 2011 at 7:52 AM, Robin Fairbairns
> <Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk> wrote:
> > George N. White III <gnwiii at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> This morning (Tues., May 31) the tlpretest mirrors I tried:
> >> <http://ftp.math.utah.edu/pub//texlive/tlpretest-2011/>
> >> <http://mirror.hmc.edu/tlpretest/>
> >> are empty! <http://ftp.ctex.org/mirrors/texlive/tlpretest/> has
> >> contents, but is
> >> very slow from the opposite side of the world.
> > ctex (the only mirror in europe!) has spent a lot of this morning
> > rejecting me, but has at last permitted me to download the install-tl
> > tar, but i've not yet got the installer to work.
> > is the structure /local/texlive/201 expected to give problems? the
> > installer doesn't seem to like me having a 2010 install :-(
> On my Ubuntu 11.04 amd64 box the installer detected the existing
> /usr/local/texlive/2010 install (the "bin/<arch>" directory was in the PATH)
> and offered to copy the settings, so I don't think there is a problem with
> having both 2010 and 2011 directories.
Times ago I chose /usr/share/texlive/ as a base for 2010, which made no
problem. The installer detected my customizations in
/usr/share/texlive/texmf-local and used that, as far as I can see now.
> The "copying" of the existing settings did take the existing texmfcnf.lua
> which has a reference to the 2010 directory, so it wouldn't surprise me
> that any other config files with hard-coded 2010 directories might mess
> up the installes for 2011.
> > robin the hamfisted
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