[tex-live] Update texlive-bin or not?
preining at logic.at
Fri Oct 12 15:51:14 CEST 2018
> A few months ago I installed TeX Live 2018 following the instructions at
That is fine.
> I did not use the package manager on linux mint.
Mint = Debian/Ubuntu, so there is apt whatever.
> Linux mint is now recommending that I update texlive-bin. I find this
Yes, because there are some fixes (CVE) that I have backported even to
> surprising since I did not use the package manager to install texlive;
> furthermore, the package manager says that texlive-bin is not installed.
*WHICH* package manager? What does
dpkg -l texlive-bin
> Should I install the update or ignore it?
In principle you can ignore it if you only use the TL installed via
install-tl. But see also the answer by Lars about using equivs.
PREINING Norbert http://www.preining.info
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