[tex-live] LZMA

Victor Ivrii vivrii at gmail.com
Sun Sep 28 02:15:03 CEST 2008

On Sat, Sep 27, 2008 at 7:29 PM, Karl Berry <karl at freefriends.org> wrote:
>    No, it was useless ---when I tried to run tlmgr I got
>    > tlmgr option location
>    > /usr/texbin/tlmgr: line 5: !DOCTYPE: No such file or directory
> Axel, you somehow ended up with the HTML representation of the page,
> instead of the actual content of the file.
>    server to provide MIME type (and server looks at configuration files
>    and override instructions).
> Sure, I am well aware :).  But I don't want to add a dozen ugly
> mime-type special cases for the lzma binaries.
>  Since we didn't give the
> files an extension, there's no easy way to do it.

Actually with AllowOverride one can ForceType  on all files in this directory.
Still zipping is IMHO better

> As for also providing the binaries as .zip's, I guess it could be done
> more maintainably.  We'd want to set up a Makefile so that the .zip's
> were automatically remade when the binaries changed, else they'd
> undoubtedly get out of sync.
> karl

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

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