[tex-live] tl17 pretest init

Zdenek Wagner zdenek.wagner at gmail.com
Thu Apr 20 11:10:37 CEST 2017

2017-04-20 10:48 GMT+02:00 Norbert Preining <preining at logic.at>:

> > depends on some part of Chromium (Content module,
> > http://www.chromium.org/developers/content-module), it's just packaged
> > in a more user-friendly way, to make the barrier to entry lower.
> >
> > Sadly this is not an option for older versions of Mac OS X as it
> > requires 10.11 to build it and probably 10.9 to run it. They have
> > pretty hard requirements (not even C++11 alone is sufficient).

And the minimum is Windows 7, no support for Windows XP.

> Umpf, all these npm node stuff, I am always very suspect of them.
> Too unstable, unclear, in flux.
> I am thinking more of a python/gtk or so, or native C.

If you need just pipes for communication with tlmgr shell, you do not need
any special npm modules.

> Norbert
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Zdeněk Wagner
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