[tex-live] #5000

Olaf Weber olaf at infovore.xs4all.nl
Mon Jun 7 08:31:37 CEST 2004

Sebastian Rahtz writes:

> as my last checkin of the day (change number 5000),
> I have put a tar.bz2 of the current source.development into the
> master tree, in order to test making CD images.

> all being well, the Master texmf* trees are now stable and up to date
> with CTAN.

> we now need four things to happen:

>  a) source freeze by Olaf., Martin and Thanh, followed by new
>     compilation all around

It has been pointed out to me that the spaces-in-filenames code needs
more work.  :-(

>  b) new Windows install for live system from Fabrice
>  c) Karl/Sebastian to work out how to make .cab files for the
>     compressed CD [1], Fabrice to provide installer based on those,
>     Karl/Sebastian to finish Linux installer
>  d) lots of TESTING

> I am making a "live" image now, which will be in place in 10-15
> minutes, and would very much welcome comments on the texmf trees,
> and on the placement of packages in collections.

> If it seems like I was busy this weekend, it is true. With my family
> away I have spent 2 days solidly on TeX Live. The bad news is that I
> now have to revert to normal mode of half an hour here and there
> each week. So don't expect much response from me :-}

> Sebastian

> (replacing the use of zip, to let the horrid Microsoft software have
> its way. sadly, making compressed cabs under Linux is far from easy,
> if even possible)

Olaf Weber

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