[tex-live] tl09 release status: coming up

Philip TAYLOR P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Tue Oct 6 20:59:13 CEST 2009

Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard wrote:

> No, you don't need them. They are only something-latest names for files you
> already have. You can perfectly select the latest yourself amongst the various
> update-tlmgr-rNNNNN.exe files if you ever need to use on of them.

OK, fine, that seems clear enough : so it is presumably safe to
assume that none of the standard scripts make use of the 
<whatever>-latest alias, and that that alias is therefore there
solely for the benefit of humans who want to directly intervene
in the install/maintain process in some way.

** Phil.

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