[tex-live] Location of {TeX,*}.web in TeX Live 2013 ?

Karl Berry karl at freefriends.org
Fri May 16 00:31:05 CEST 2014

tex.web, and all the web sources, and all the other sources, are and
always have been included in the distribution, for years now in a file
named texlive-*-source.tar.gz.  That file is in Master/source/ in the
source repository, texlive/source/ on the DVD, etc.  On the web, the
best place to look for the current *released* sources is CTAN:

For many historical versions, there is:

That tar file alone is about 180MB, and there is about that much again
of other sources in the directory.  They are, of course, not needed at
runtime.  Therefore those hundreds of megabytes are not included when
installing over the net, i.e., in the tlnet directory.

I have added some (more) links to the TL web pages about the sources.


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