[tex-live] systems/texlive/tlnet/2008/archive not updated anymore

Zdenek Wagner zdenek.wagner at gmail.com
Sat Jul 25 21:48:00 CEST 2009

2009/7/25 Uwe Siart <uwe.siart at tum.de>:
> Zdenek Wagner <zdenek.wagner at gmail.com> writes:
>> 2009/7/25 sigrist <sigrist at s383.jpl.nasa.gov>:
>>> It appears that the last update to the
>>> /systems/texlive/tlnet/2008/archive was done on the 2nd of May 2009
>>> and since then updates to packages are not added anymore of which you
>>> might or might not be aware. By when may we expect frequent updates
>>> again?
>> Never. All efforts are devoted to the development of TL 2009.
> I understood that package updates for TL08 will reappear as soon as TL09
> is released. Only TL08 infrastructure is frozen forever.
I doubt that anyone will be able to maintain two distributions simultaneously.

> But I don't see any good reason for not switching to TL09. Jepp, ok, the
> full installation takes a while. I'd expect, however, that 'tlmgr update
> --all' in TL08 will be pretty much the same after months of stagnancy.
> I use TL09 pretest in a productive environment without any need to
> revert to TL08, which I still keep as a fallback.
That's the preferred way.
> --
> Uwe

Zdeněk Wagner

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