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

Vladimir Lomov lomov.vl at gmail.com
Sun Jan 19 04:42:39 CET 2014

** Denis Bitouzé [2014-01-18 08:51:16 +0100]:

> Le vendredi 17/01/14 à 23h33,
> Reinhard Kotucha <reinhard.kotucha at web.de> a écrit :


>> because the ISO image is often quite old and if a user runs "tlmgr
>> update" he downloads zillions of packages again. This can be quite
>> time consuming and annoying.

> Sorry to have been unclear: I don't provide the ISO image to be found at
> http://mirror.ctan.org/systems/texlive/Images/. Instead, just before the
> LaTeX course, I run on my computer:

>   rsync -av --delete \ 
>   rsync://rsync.tex.ac.uk/CTAN/systems/texlive/tlnet/

> and I build the ISO image from up to date TL installer.

> BTW, I use k3B on Linux to build this ISO image because I don't know the
> right options to pass to mkisofs command (particularly in order to
> include the hidden files that seem to be necessary). Could someone help
> me on this point?

AFAIR, program k3b can show what utilities it runs, so you may just to
look into the logs. I could be wrong but in most Linux distribution the
mkisofs is just symlink to genisoimage. IMHO, it worths to read
'mkisofs' man page.


> Regards.

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eating one peanut.
		-- Channing Pollock

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