[tex-live] tl09 release status: coming up

Lars Madsen daleif at imf.au.dk
Wed Oct 7 15:35:06 CEST 2009

T T wrote:
> 2009/10/7 Lars Madsen <daleif at imf.au.dk>:
>> T T wrote:
>>> Unless you use Windoze Exploder to do the copy, that is ;-)
>> well, better ideas for copying files in M$?
> Exploder will choke on large number of files (and full TL is
> gigantic). On Vista use robocopy otherwise xcopy, both are command
> line tools and much more efficient than exploder.

never heard of any of them (never used Vista or W7 either)

I have transplanted a TL08 on to an XP without problems, but that was 
transfered as a large ZIP, which I'd like to avoid (some people might 
not have tht much disk space, though that should not be a problem anymmore)

>> We distribute SAS to our students as two large ZIP file, and ran into an
>> unpatched Vista, that was not updated, thus hitting the bug that vista could
>> not handle files larger than 1Gb through windows explorer.
> You could use multivolume self-extracting archive in that case. Or
> just tell people to update their systems.



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