[tex-live] So far.....expensive failure

Zdenek Wagner zdenek.wagner at gmail.com
Fri Feb 15 15:10:01 CET 2013

2013/2/15 Denis Bitouzé <dbitouze at wanadoo.fr>:
> Le vendredi 15/02/13 à 14h40,
> Zdenek Wagner <zdenek.wagner at gmail.com> a écrit :
>> If I would like to save students' time, I would distribute the
>> installed updated tree and explained them how to set PATH on the
>> unix-like system or how to do tlmgr postaction on Windows.
> Do you mean the /installed/ updated tree or the updated
> (complete) /installer/. IMHO, the latter would be, though longer,
> pedagogically better.
I mean installed tree, this is what I often do. However, if you have
svn working copy, you should be able to build your own iso image with
the updated packages. I have not examined it but I hope it should be

> And, once again, maybe this should be specified in TL documentation:
> how to easily get an updated /installer/ to be distributed through
> either a local network or USB sticks.
> (I specified a /complete/ installer because I personally prefer the
> students to run "install-tl-advanced" than "install-tl", as they are
> default options I wouldn't recommend to beginners.)
> --
> Denis

Zdeněk Wagner

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