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

Reinhard Kotucha reinhard.kotucha at web.de
Sun Jan 19 12:19:11 CET 2014

On 2014-01-19 at 11:18:21 +0100, Denis Bitouzé wrote:

 > Le dimanche 19/01/14 à 06h35,
 > Reinhard Kotucha <reinhard.kotucha at web.de> a écrit :
 > > Sorry Denis, but "install-tl" ***is*** the generic Linux, Mac and
 > > Windows installer.
 > OK, nice.
 > > The batch files are only stupid wrapper scripts for Windows.
 > OK.
 > > On any reasonable operating systems you can invoke install-tl
 > > directly.
 > I guess that's because not every operating system is reasonable
 > that install-tl.bat is provided in addition to install-tl. Hence
 > the possible confusion. Hence my request to reduce possible
 > confusions as much as possible.

I think that nobody can describe the situation better than a colleague
of mine: He proudly said "My son can't read or write yet, but he's
using Windows already."

 > >  >> I strongly recommend to evaluate Lars' approach.  
 > >  > 
 > >  > Even with this clarification?  
 > > 
 > > No, sorry for the noise.
 > Well, sorry to insist: do you mean that providing an ***up to date***
 > tlnet/ directory as an ordinary directory (with zillions files and
 > subdirectories) is definitively better than a single ISO image (along
 > with WinCDEmu)? If so, could you explain why?

No, I meant that I agree with you.

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