[tex-live] Install file of the TL should have unique name

Denis Bitouzé dbitouze at wanadoo.fr
Fri Jan 17 18:53:07 CET 2014

Le vendredi 17/01/14 à 17h19,
Lars Madsen <daleif at imf.au.dk> a écrit :

> Why you do give them an iso?

Cf. below.
> Are you asking them to burn a DVD to install?

No, of course: on Linux and Mac, it's easy to mount the .iso files. On:

- Windows < Windows 8, I provide WinCDEmu
  (http://wincdemu.sysprogs.org/) which lets the user mount the .iso
  file instantaneously,
- Windows 8, .iso files can be mounted by a (double or right, I don't
  remember) click.

> I usually just give them an updated copy of the tlnet dir from a CTAN
> mirror (copied from USB stick)

I used to provide the whole already mounted directory of the .iso file
but I noticed the transfer time of all these files and (sub)directories
was from far longer than just transferring a single (but huge) .iso

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