[tex-live] "Update all installed" following virgin install does nothing

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Fri Mar 16 02:36:26 CET 2012

On Fri, Mar 16, 2012 at 09:22:11AM +0900, Norbert Preining wrote:
> > Much too early : TeX Live 2011 as released on DVD is far
> > too immature to be risked.
> ?? There are *NO* fundamental changes between DVD and daily releases,
> besides the fact that the DVD version is MUCH MORE TESTED, because
> we freeze it for some time and people are using the very same DVD.
> So it is actually the other way round ... it is MUCH LESS risky!

The DVD might be more tested but the bugs are is only fixed through the
updates, so what is the use of the well tested version if it is frozen
and no bug fixes are backported to it (whether the backporting is
feasible or not, that is besides the point).


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