[tex-live] distributions other than .iso for TL08

Edd Barrett vext01 at gmail.com
Sat Jun 21 18:50:26 CEST 2008

Reinhard Kotucha wrote:
> Edd Barrett writes:
>  > Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard wrote:
>  > 
>  > > AFAIK, there will be a tarball release too this year, since it's
>  > > easier for linux distros to handle, but it is not yet part of the
>  > > daily test builds.
>  > 
>  > I think that is a src tarball only.
> I think it will contain the stuff which is supposed to be burnt to the
> DVD.  Everything else doesn't make sense because the sources are
> accessible by subversion, rsync, and a lot of other programs already.

Oh ok. I think perhaps there are 2 tarballs perhaps. I know myself, 
Karl, and some other porters (redhat, gentoo and debian) have been 
discussing a tarball containing sources and texmf's.

> Regards,
>   Reinhard

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