[tex-live] TeX Live 2016 binaries status, and TeX Live 2016 reaches some Linux distributions

Martin Schröder martin at oneiros.de
Sun Jun 12 18:38:40 CEST 2016

2016-06-12 1:35 GMT+02:00 Nelson H. F. Beebe <beebe at math.utah.edu>:
> I have several flavors of Ubuntu, which uses Debian-style packaging,
> but the latest version, 16.04 LTS (Long-Term Support -- to 2021), is
> still supplying TeX Live 2015.

Nelson, sorry - but I have to ask: Do you know what "Long-Term Support" means?
I doubt it - otherwise you wouldn't imply that 16.04 should update to TL2016.

> CentOS 7 (and thus, Red Hat 7 and Scientific Linux 7), the latest
> version in that popular distribution family, still has only TeX Live
> 2013.

Small wonder: RHEL7 was released on 2014-06-10.

OTOH Fedora currently has TL2015.


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