[tex-live] Announcing TLContrib

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Sat Oct 9 09:20:08 CEST 2010

On 10/09/2010 03:11 AM, Diederick C. Niehorster wrote:
> Hi Taco,
> This is a great effort, thanks!
> On Sat, Oct 9, 2010 at 02:36, Taco Hoekwater<taco at elvenkind.com>  wrote:
>> TLContrib is a website + repository that hosts contributed packages
>> for TeX Live 2010. The packages on TLContrib are packages that are
>> not distributed inside TeX Live proper for one or another of following
>> reasons:
>>   * because it is an intermediate release for testing.
> Will it be possible to filter out the testing releases? Many people
> would only want to update to those package and binary versions that
> are declared (reasonably) stable.

I think you will have to look at the version information. There is
no clean way to handle this server-side except to create a secondary
TLContrib repository, and I am not eager to do that just yet.

Best wishes,

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