[tex-live] libXaw.so.6 vs. .7

Sebastian Rahtz sebastian.rahtz at computing-services.oxford.ac.uk
Mon Mar 8 18:13:39 CET 2004

Nelson H. F. Beebe wrote:

> Why can all of the binaries in the TeXlive CD not be linked statically?
> Would the sizes of the bin directories grow so much that the CD would
> overflow again?


  a) oxdvi will disappear shortly, as new xdvi makes it 
  b) the CD will already be full :-}
  c) if we drop all TeX binaries except "tex" and "pdfetex", 
we should gain some space

I conclude that we probably _can_ afford static copies of xdvi
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