[tex-live] Installing TeXLive2008 on Cygwin
angelo.graziosi at alice.it
Tue Aug 26 01:39:26 CEST 2008
Perhaps there was a misunderstanding.
The suggestions of George was to rsync my _local_ Win32 installation
with my _local_ Cygwin build.
In any case,
Thanks a lot.
Philip TAYLOR ha scritto:
> Angelo Graziosi wrote:
> > May you give an example of using rsync?
> I used "rsync" for the first time today,
> starting with the URL to be found in
> (i.e., rsync://tug.org/texlive-Images/test/texlivetest2008.iso.lzma)
> The final period in the web page version of the above is
> an error, and the file seems not to exist, but at least
> I now knew the syntax.
> I then fetched RSYNC as a part of the DeltaCopy package :
> found the GUI too complex, and experimented with the
> command-line version until I found a syntax that would work,
> using my guess at the RSYNC address of the Cambridge CTAN
> node, modified to fetch the entire TeX Live network installation
> suite :
> rsync rsync://rsync.tex.ac.uk/CTAN/systems/texlive/tlnet/2008/
> Finally I discovered that in order to actually fetch the files,
> rather than just list them, one has to append a destination path :
> rsync rsync://rsync.tex.ac.uk/CTAN/systems/texlive/tlnet/2008/ .
> (Note final space and period).
> This has the effect of mirroring (once) the Cambridge TeX Live
> Network installer suite to the current directory and sub-directories
> Hope that helps :
> Philip TAYLOR
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