[tex-live] install texlive 2009 on cygwin

Ken Brown kbrow1i at gmail.com
Sat Dec 19 21:57:40 CET 2009

On 12/19/2009 11:49 AM, Taco Hoekwater wrote:
> Steven Woody wrote:
>> Why there are also many files in the ISO image get size of zero?
>> Because it is a xz compressed file, so I assume there is no chance it
>> can be corrupted.
> At a guess I would say that all of these files are symlinks under
> unix.

They're symlinks under Cygwin also.  I think we need more details about 
how the OP did the installation in order to understand why they didn't 
come out as symlinks.  They will be symlinks if you follow the standard 
instructions for installing texlive on a unix-like system.


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