[tldoc] Re: TeX Live Windows Installer
karl at freefriends.org
Tue Oct 11 03:33:47 CEST 2005
But the README in the _inst_ section does not tell that there is some
installer for Win.
Well, I see the following:
<dd>A complete system on CD, for installing on Unix (including MacOSX)
But I agree this was rather insufficient. And as you noted the text
about the live dist has become wrong since Pawel implemented a live
installer at the last second. (After the last second, actually.)
So I made the changes below to readme.en.html. Hope they suit. Sorry ...
You can get the full README.EN and readme.en.html files from
==== //depot/Master/readme.en.html#3 - /home/karl/src/Master/readme.en.html ====
@@ -48,9 +48,8 @@
programs directly from the mounted DVD; see the documentation for
details. Or you can install to disk by executing the script
<tt>install-tl.sh</tt> in the <tt>texlive</tt> directory under Unix,
- including MacOSX. Unfortunately, it does not contain a native
- installer for Windows (<a
- href="http://tug.org/texlive/windows.html">more info</a>).
+ including MacOSX. A Windows installer named <tt>tlpmgui</tt> is also
+ available, in the <tt>setup-win32</tt> directory.
<p>The live DVD also contains other distributions: proTeXt (see
below); MacTeX, for MacOSX; and a snapshot of CTAN. Each of these are
@@ -63,7 +62,8 @@
or Windows; in order to make it fit, we had to compress everything we
could. Therefore, it is not possible to run TeX directly from the
installable CD; you have to install it to disk (hence its name). Do
- this by running <tt>./install-tl.sh</tt>.
+ this by running <tt>./install-tl.sh</tt> on Unix or MacOSX, or
+ <tt>setup-win32/tlpmgui</tt> on Windows.
<p><!-- spacing kludge -->
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