[tex-live] Version number
Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk
Wed Mar 13 20:33:01 CET 2013
Jose Hissa Ferreira <jose.hissa at gmail.com> wrote:
> May I ask the meaning of the version number like 29349? "29" is for
> texlive 2012 I guess, but I'm curious about how "349" was generated
> (date/time ?).
you don't give context for this number.
i would guess you're talking about a revision number, as in texlive.tlpdb:
$ more texlive.tlpdb
[thousands of lines omitted]
the number has no arcane coding in it, it's merely a count of the times
the tex live repository has been updated
ronib (the well-known typo)
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