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

Siep Kroonenberg siepo at cybercomm.nl
Fri Feb 15 22:05:50 CET 2013

On Fri, Feb 15, 2013 at 03:51:15PM +0100, Denis Bitouzé wrote:
> Le vendredi 15/02/13 à 15h39,
> Zdenek Wagner <zdenek.wagner at gmail.com> a écrit :
> > Copying a lot of small files may be longer than copying one large
> > file.
> In order to compare what is comparable, should also be added to the
> time to copy the single large .iso file, the time to "extract" it. On
> recent computers, it usually doesn't take more than 7 minutes, either
> with 7-zip or other tools.
> Of course, /mounting/ the .iso file would be instantaneous but this
> requires extra software on Windows ( < Eight) neither free nor easy to
> use for Windows users.

http://wincdemu.sysprogs.org/ free and non-invasive. I keep it handy
on a usb stick.

Siep Kroonenberg

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