[tex-live] tl09 release status: coming up

Alexander Cherepanov cherepan at mccme.ru
Thu Oct 8 21:57:03 CEST 2009

Hi Norbert!
On Wed, 7 Oct 2009 01:12:30 +0900, Norbert Preining <preining at logic.at> wrote:

>> mkdir TL09-test
>> cd TL09-test
>> wget http://ftp.klid.dk/ftp/texlive/tlnet/install-tl-unx.tar.gz
>> tar zxvf install-tl-unx.tar.gz
>> cd install-tl
>> ./install-tl -location http://ftp.klid.dk/ftp/texlive/tlnet/
>> and then ask it to install in TL09-test (in my case
>> /home/testuser/TL09-test), aka the dir where we just created
>> install-tl

> Nooooooooo please don't do that ;-) install-tl then is a directory
> and the installer itself, not a good idea ;-)

It seems quite reasonable and a couple of days ago I did exactly the 
same thing (and of cause got the same error). Maybe it's worth it to 
add some specific check for this case and/or some note to docu?

Alexander Cherepanov

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