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

Sigrist sigrist at s383.jpl.nasa.gov
Sun Jul 26 01:16:55 CEST 2009

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On 25.07.2009, at 12:48, Zdenek Wagner <zdenek.wagner at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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
> http://hroch486.icpf.cas.cz/wagner/
> http://icebearsoft.euweb.cz

Thank you guys for the feedback! I will search for TL09 and work with  
that version from now on! MacTex is still on TL08, as far as I know,  
but I will get TL09 to work. Thanks again!

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