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

Oliver Bandel oliver at first.in-berlin.de
Wed May 23 02:30:24 CEST 2007

On Tue, May 22, 2007 at 04:36:19PM -0500, Karl Berry wrote:
>     Will the lists be created during installation process?
> No, they are pregenerated.
>     BTW: how will *.sh be used on windows?
> They aren't.  Windows installation has always been completely separate
> from Unix installation.  One thing we would like to overcome, but it is
> not trivial.

OCaml (bytecode) runs on windows also.


If someone is here who wants to test it?


Perl also is not installed on every Windows machine.
But there is ActivePerl, which schould run out of the box.

Why is there a special Perl-distribution on the TeX-DVD?
Is this prepaired in some way, which makes it better than Active Perl?


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