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

Paweł Jackowski P.Jackowski at gust.org.pl
Tue May 22 10:29:01 CEST 2007

Hans Hagen napisał(a):
> 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.

> on windows using xcopy (esp on directories) instead of copy speeds up 

Win installer uses xcopy. Has anyone tried how tar would work on windows 
as a file copier?

Pawe/l Jackowski
P.Jackowski at gust.org.pl

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