[tex-live] TeX Live Installer -- pregeneration of formats

Frank Küster frank at kuesterei.ch
Fri Jun 6 21:38:53 CEST 2008

Norbert Preining <preining at logic.at> wrote:

> Dear all,
> I just wanted to inform you that the installer for TeX Live 2008 will by
> default pre-generate all formats.
> There is a long history about this problem, but finally we came to the
> conclusion that it is better that way (or the lesser of two evils).

What does "pre-generate" actually mean?  That the formats will be copied
from the CD, even if it's not a Live CD?

I guess that this saves you from the weirdness we had with jadetex and

Regards, Frank

Frank Küster
Debian Developer (teTeX/TeXLive)

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