[texhax] TeX Live 2008 available

Victor Ivrii vivrii at gmail.com
Wed Sep 3 03:33:46 CEST 2008

On Tue, Sep 2, 2008 at 9:20 PM, Karl Berry <karl at freefriends.org> wrote:
>    have 2008-08-22 as date; therefore, may I assume that if one already
>    has that iso.lzma image (texlive2008-20080822.iso.lzma) one is up to
>    date and doesn't need to download anything else?
> Correct.  The final ISO image for TL'08 is the 2008-08-22 build.
> If you already have it, there's nothing more to get.
> OTOH, the first dynamic updates should appear within a few days.

I presume that tlmgr will be updating /2008/ tree not texmf-local. I
also presume that the packages to be updated must be packed in some
special way as it is the case with MikTeX

Am I correct?


Victor Ivrii, Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Toronto

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