[tex-live] Update all installed failed
zdenek.wagner at gmail.com
Mon Nov 15 22:30:59 CET 2010
2010/11/15 Philip Taylor (Webmaster, Ret'd) <P.Taylor at rhul.ac.uk>:
> Philipp Stephani wrote:
>> Transactional file system operations have been available since Windows
>> Vista, so that should be no problem in principle.
I have tried locks from Perl in Linux (even over NFS) and OS/2, not in Windows.
> Errmmm ... Maybe not for "early adopters". But Vista was
> a heap of ****, and Windows 7, whilst considerably better
> than Vista (not difficult !) seems to offer insufficient
> advantages to make it sensible to upgrade from XP. (Where,
> for example, has "Repair this wireless connection" gone ?!).
> So I really think that in planning changes to TLMGR and
> similar we should bear in mind that the majority of
> the Windows user base may be unable to take advantage of
> anything that relies in transactional file system
> operations that are not present in XP.
> ** Phil.
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