[tex-live] LZMA

Zdenek Wagner zdenek.wagner at gmail.com
Sun Sep 28 23:41:27 CEST 2008

2008/9/28 Karl Berry <karl at freefriends.org>:
>    At least on Mac Safari does not attempt to display file anymore and
>    does not add txt
> Good.
>    Still one needs (after downloading) to chmod a+x
> I don't know of any way to control that.  Actually, I'm just as happy
> that browsers do not download files and decide to make them executable
> on their own, so even if there's a way to configure it, I don't want to.
I have looked at the official list of MIME media types at
http://www.iana.org/assignments/media-types/ and there is nothing that
could enable making downloaded files executable. The trick in svn is
the svn:executable property. It makes the file executable if you fetch
it by a svn client.

>     and change name to lzma f
> "lzma f"?  I don't understand the need to change the name at all.  But
> anyway, doing anything other than what I have already done is not worth
> the time.  This is all incredibly tangential, because the only people
> who are going to even contemplate downloading these binaries are those
> who have some clue about what to do with them.
> I changed the link on acquire.html.
> Thanks,
> karl

Zdeněk Wagner

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