[tex-live] 64 bits version of TeX Live on Windows

Zdenek Wagner zdenek.wagner at gmail.com
Fri Jun 10 17:46:32 CEST 2016

2016-06-10 17:26 GMT+02:00 Angelo Graziosi <angelo.graziosi at alice.it>:

> Il 10/06/2016 16:49, Zdenek Wagner ha scritto:
>> Is it possible to use cygwin binaries without cygwin? I know a lot of
>> Windows users who do not need cygwin at all and do not need it. It would
>> be
>> very bad to inform them that TL will cease to work. You will send them to
>> MiKTeX as the only Windows friendly distributin in such a case.
> Is it possible to use Windows binaries without Windows? Don't they need
> the VS DLL? Also the win32 binaries contain the msvcr*dll.
> In any case, my proposal to remove VS binaries was quite rhetoric..

If you can include just a few cygwin DLL's that will be installed as a part
of TL, it will be fine.

>   Angelo

Zdeněk Wagner
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