[tex-live] TeX Live binaries vs. sources

Karl Berry karl at freefriends.org
Wed Jan 28 23:41:18 CET 2009

    Has tl switched to a policy of downloading binaries, even on linux

We have not switched policies.  We have always provided precompiled
binaries, and we have always provided sources.  The TeX Live installer
has always installed the precompiled binaries.

    Do I have a choice?

Of course.

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