Issue Releated with Checksum on install-tl.zip
Naveen M K
naveen at syrusdark.website
Thu Sep 10 12:09:51 CEST 2020
Thank you for answering @norbert, I did some weird thing. I asked them what to do(lol)? https://chocolatey.org/packages/tinytex and according I will do.
>Impossible due to the sizes. We cannot even push our git repository there, since it is something like 50Gb ...
Actually, I didn't ask you guys to make a git repository to upload those(that would be a miserable idea ever). You can create a release see https://docs.github.com/en/github/managing-large-files/distributing-large-binaries with a small condition on individual files being less than 2Gb. Also, I didn't ask the whole TexLive to be in a release, It was just the `install-tl.zip` in the repository https://github.com/TeX-Live/installer. You may consider to do it. So as I may easily set up a Github Action on TinyTeX Github Repo so as to update the package on every new release on Github. For example, you can see how I did the same in https://github.com/naveen521kk/au-packages for other packages though.
I find https://texlive.info/ very helpful. Also, I have questions on Debian Distribution. I also like to create a chocolatey package for TexLive (If I find some time to.)
- Does the Debian distribution is just like the script I wrote for TinyTeX or it is Binary which it downloads and then creates symlinks? If it is so, is it ok for me and @yihui to do so for TInyTeX? We will exclude the packages, which are not in Texlive.
- If I could can I do the same which I did for TinyTeX for Texlive? Which is the best method to install? And how it is done in other OS(like Debian)?
- Does it include anything or it pulls from CTAN?
Thank you Karl and Norbert for your response.
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