[tex-live] TL2008 packages release TL2009 release

Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard mpg at elzevir.fr
Tue Aug 11 14:37:56 CEST 2009

Leo a écrit :
> On 2009-08-11 11:46 +0100, Norbert Preining wrote:
>> On Di, 11 Aug 2009, Victor Ivrii wrote:
>>> So what happens then to TL2008 user who foolishly runs tlmgr update
>>> --all? Would be all the packages 2008 forcibly removed from his
>>> computer or tlmgr just returns an error?
>> No, they will get a message: bla bla location not useable. Nothing will
>> be removed.
> Can tl2008 users pull packages from tl2009 repo?
No, some things have changed in the packaging (most visible point is switching
from lzma to xz compression) that makes it incompatible.

Maybe next year it will be possible to switch from TL09 to TL10 with tlmgr
(maybe), but for this year you will have to go through the "normal" procedure of
1. Installing TL09
2. Make sure it works.
3. Delete your old TL08 if point 2 was OK.


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