[tex-live] Update all installed failed

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Tue Nov 16 14:31:03 CET 2010

On Di, 16 Nov 2010, Philip Taylor (Webmaster, Ret'd) wrote:
>> I would say to the files under bin/win32/*, no?
> No.  See my earlier reply to Tomek, repeated below :
> It would not be safe to assume that the only applications that
> one uses with TeX Live are those that come with TeX Live. Many
> will be using third-party tools such as WinEDT, which is just
> as likely as TeXworks to be hogging some vital file.

What about *reading* what *I* wrote????

I said that it is *NOT* possible to check whether in the list of
84000+ files one or the other is open.

If you are so genius to find a good solution for that, please provide
it, otherwise please simply *trust* us to find a feasible solution.

Best wishes

Norbert Preining            preining@{jaist.ac.jp, logic.at, debian.org}
JAIST, Japan                                 TeX Live & Debian Developer
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