Using tlmgr.bat under bash on MS-Windows
arash at gnu.org
Mon Nov 22 15:31:56 CET 2021
"George N. White III" <gnwiii at gmail.com> writes:
> On Mon, 22 Nov 2021 at 08:27, Arash Esbati <arash at gnu.org> wrote:
>> I'm not sure if it makes sense to add this to TeXlive for Windows. But
>> maybe it helps others.
> With WSL you can use TeX Live in linux. I work with multi-author
> projects so have reason to format "problematic" documents on both
> Windows and specific linux distros, so I have noticed that linux-64 TL
> is much faster than win32 TL (despite the generally poor I/O
> performance in WSL).
Thanks for your response. Yes, trying out WSL is on my list :-)
> The one annoyance is that in native linux you can have a PDF document
> open in a linux viewer and generate a new version. For Windows Adobe
> viewers you have to close the PDF view first.
On Windows, I suggest you give SumatraPDF a try. It is fast, doesn't
lock the .pdf file (as Adobe Acrobat does) and has support for SyncTeX.
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