[tex-live] volunteer to implement lcab compression?

Manfred Lotz manfred at dante.de
Tue Jun 8 21:54:39 CEST 2004

On Tue, 8 Jun 2004 20:37:31 +0100
Sebastian Rahtz <sebastian.rahtz at computing-services.oxford.ac.uk> wrote:

> > 
> > I know this is not a first class solution. But would it be possible
> > to use MAKECAB.EXE from 
> > http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/dncabsdk/html/cabdl.asp
> > which runs under windows and using wine it also runs under Linux or
> > *BSD? 
> is that definite? that it runs under wine? in which case
> I'll try it.

Well, at least it ran under wine on my system. Different wines could
give you different results :-), although CABARC.EXE seems to be
relatively harmless in a sense of challenging Wine.

Here's my environment where it ran successfully:


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