[texhax] TeX Live 2011 release available

Moshe Kamensky moshe.kamensky at googlemail.com
Mon Jul 25 16:06:37 CEST 2011

* Lars Madsen <daleif at imf.au.dk> [25/07/11 03:45]:
> Moshe Kamensky wrote, On 2011-07-23 20:39:
> > Thanks! Is there any advantage to installing it from scratch, rather 
> > than using tlmgr (from TeX Live 2010) to simply update the packages?
> > 
> > Thanks,
> > Moshe
> > 
> Upgrading is only available on Unix like systems and is not foolproof.
> I would not expect tlmgr from TL2010 to actually be able to pick up the 
> updated packages. They are presumably packages for a newer version of 
> tlmgr and tlmgr from '10 will simply fail with a mismatching version.

Well, I tried it. tlmgr first upgrades itself and exits. When I ran it 
again, it was already called TeX Live Manager 2011, and it upgraded 
around 100 packages. It still uses the 2010 path. So everything seems 
fine, but I still don't know if installing from scratch has any 


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