[tex-live] TeX install on single-layer DVD

Klaus Hoeppner klaus.hoeppner at gmail.com
Thu Sep 17 21:59:45 CEST 2009

> This is surely the real issue : what matters
> is not how large the ISO image is, but how much space
> that image expands to when burned to a DVD.  And as far
> as I can tell, no one has yet provided this data.

This is a real issue? I don't claim any deeper knowledge on ISO 9660,
I just eventually produced the iso images for ctan snapshots before it
became a dvd, but I always thought an iso image is burned as is on the
media, without any compression or decompression involved, and I have
no doubt that 2.5 GB is much less than 4.7 GB, independent whether the
values use the definition of GB as power of ten or power of 2.

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