[tex-live] Is tlmgr 2008 now completely unusable?

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Wed Dec 2 16:23:05 CET 2009

On Mi, 02 Dez 2009, Martin Schröder wrote:
> Seconded. OpenSUSE does that through a special "release" package which
> gets updated from time to time. The one for 10.3 was updated lately

Exactely that was one of the changes when moving from 2008 -> 2009,
current tlmgr does something similar, see my other email.

> > 2) http://www.tug.org/texlive/tlmgr.html should say which version it
> > refers too and also state when old versions are obsoleted. Certainly
> > should mention in the Disaster Recovery that the update tool should
> > only be run on TL-2009 etc.
> Seconded. At least we should have some hints for users of not-current
> versions of TL.

Maybe Karl can write something there. But we cannot do anything for
TL2008 users.

Best wishes


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