[tlbuild] Configure issues with texlive-20091107

Angel Tsankov fn42551 at fmi.uni-sofia.bg
Wed Jan 13 10:50:18 CET 2010

Norbert Preining wrote:
> On Di, 12 Jan 2010, Angel Tsankov wrote:
>> I moved inst/bin/i686-pc-linux-gnu to /bin/ and ran  
> You have the Master of the whole TeX Live distribution. With the 
> stuff you get out of the source.tar.gz you *cannot* run anything!!!
> You need the stuff in svn Master/, that is
> 	texmf
> 	texmf-dist
> 	texmf-var
> 	texmf-config
> (at least, optionally:)

Are these directories contained in texlive-20080822-texmf.tar.lzma?  If 
not, what is in this archive?  And how about 
texlive-20080822-extra.tar.lzma and texlive-20080822-bin.tar.lzma?

> Did you *ever* install a TeX Live by yourself and worked a bit with it
> before trying to package it?

Yes, I did install it several times but I worked with it very little.

> I recommend *FIRST* get accustomed to the TeX Live system and *THEN*
> start trying to package things ...

Can you suggest a way to 'unpack' texlive2008-20080822.iso as a regular 

Angel Tsankov

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