[tex-live] TeXLive-CD/DVD (Installation)

Oliver Bandel oliver at first.in-berlin.de
Tue May 22 03:26:52 CEST 2007

On Tue, May 22, 2007 at 03:03:18AM +0200, Staszek Wawrykiewicz wrote:
> On Mon, 21 May 2007, Karl Berry wrote:
> >        anyway the standard "cp" ("copy" on windows) upon the given list. 
> > 
> > That may be true with the Windows installer, I can't say, but it's not
> > true on Unix.  We use the "lists" files to make file lists and then use
> > tar to move them wholesale, instead of invoking cp on each list.
> Thanks, Karl. Perhaps this idea can improve things also on windows (for 
> DVD).

Well, if the big and nested ("bloated"?;-)) filesystem-structure
is the problem, and a non-optimal DVD-image, then this might not help
a lot...(?) !


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