[tlbuild] Installing the current snapshot

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Sun Oct 11 15:43:00 CEST 2009

Ciao Angelo,

On So, 11 Okt 2009, Angelo Graziosi wrote:
> ftp://tug.org/texlive/Images/test/texlive2009-20091011.iso.xz
> After the burning, I see that the disk label is "TeXLive2008". Shouldn't  
> it be "TeXLive2009"?

Yes it should be. Karl? Are you still here? Do you do the change?
I suppose that it is somewhere in the mkisofs otpions hidden. I don't
see it in tl-update-images, so I suppose that this is a local 
config file for mkisofs.

> $ /cdrom/install-tl -custom-bin /tmp/Master/bin/i686-pc-cygwin
> So it seems that we do not need, any more, to add "-location /cdrom". Is  
> this right?

It never was (AFAIR) if the installer and the installation source are
in the same directory.

> Regarding the file "LEGGIMI", it has ALL wrong accented characters!

Where is that file? I cannot find it anywhere in the svn texlive checkout!

> Last but not least: in the install-tl.log there are still the warnings  
> described here:

Yeah the context warnings are harmless, but we cannot do anything against 

The mpost warnings should be gone.

Best wishes


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