[tex-live] Profile-based install: scheme plus selected extras?

Joseph Wright joseph.wright at morningstar2.co.uk
Fri Sep 25 16:00:16 CEST 2015

On 25/09/2015 14:31, Norbert Preining wrote:
> On Fri, 25 Sep 2015, Joseph Wright wrote:
>> Indeed, that will avoid installing stuff. However, it won't avoid
>> downloading it in the first place.
> It *will* avoid downloading it ... the packages are split into
> the runfiles, docfiles, and sourcefiles for each package, and only
> those that are installed are downloaded.
> Norbert

OK, I see: that was not clear from for example "tlmgr info
--only-installed" (which doesn't show separate parts for these). I was
imagining that each package from a tlmgr point of view mapped to exactly
one archive file which was then split during installation if those
options were set.


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