[tex-live] tl09 release status: coming up

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Tue Oct 13 03:54:45 CEST 2009

On Mo, 12 Okt 2009, C.M. Connelly wrote:
> Windows, which installs MikTeX.  I wasn't even aware that TeX Live
> ran on Windows until this thread; given that it does, I'm inclined
> to look at it seriously, as we run TeX Live on our Linux boxes and
> Mac OS X machines (through MacTeX), and having one true TeX system
> across all platforms might be nice.

You can in fact use *one* installation of TL on a unix server and
mount it to Windows and Mac and other Unixes.

Then on Unix/Mac just add the resp. dir to the PATH.

On Windows you can use w32client thing 
to set up start menus etc.

That saves a lot of disk space.

Best wishes


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