[tex-live] TeXLive2008 Torrent/Mirror

Victor Ivrii vivrii at gmail.com
Sun Aug 24 03:16:08 CEST 2008

On Sat, Aug 23, 2008 at 8:15 PM, Karl Berry <karl at freefriends.org> wrote:
> Victor Ivrii (hi Victor) asked me this in private email, but I thought I
> would answer publicly since I expect the question will recur:
>    Well. if I want to install TL on few computers, would not it be easier
>    for server if I download just 1 ISO rather than run few network
>    installations?
> Sure, downloading one ISO is one way to do it, and surely better than
> downloading from some mirror.ctan.org multiple times.
> As Phil has written, mirroring the CTAN dir yourself to a local disk is
> another way to go.
> There is yet another way, and that is to use the -profile option to
> install-tl.  It's documented via install-tl --help, or see
> http://tug.org/texlive/doc/install-tl.html (a copy of that help).
> Hope it all works out one way or another.
> Best,
> Karl

Thank you for clarification. Actually my intention was not to send a
private email, but sometimes gmail in reply puts mailing list and
sometimes the actual author. I did not investigate this.


Victor Ivrii, Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Toronto

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