[tex-live] Deployment of TL 2018 (on multiple computers): release or updated?

Denis Bitouzé denis.bitouze at univ-littoral.fr
Wed May 9 18:25:58 CEST 2018

Le 09/05/18 à 18h19, Zdenek Wagner a écrit :

> 2018-05-09 17:29 GMT+02:00 Denis Bitouzé <denis.bitouze at univ-littoral.fr>:
>> Le 09/05/18 à 15h12, Lars Madsen a écrit :
>> > I haven't used the ISO in years, for installation does it just contain
>> > the tlnet folder?
>> I guess so.
>> > Because then you might just make your own ISO from an rsync'ed copy on
>> > the tlnet folder from one of the mirrors
>> That's what I'm planning :) See my first answer to Norbert:
> Generally, .iso is just a file system of CD/DVD. Using mkisofs (or
> equivalent) you can put into it whatever you wish. You can thus put
> there the installed TEXMF tree.


> A Linux user will mount it and modify PATH. A Windows user will mount
> it and will have to do something via tlmgr to make it known by the
> system. Yes, it is difficult for Windows users but you could probably
> make an Autorun which will do it automatically when the .iso is
> mounted.

Is all of this necessary? IIRC, the `.iso' file I created contained the
whole content of the TL's `Master' folder (hence maybe not only the
tlnet folder: my fault), hence contained `install-tl' and
`install-tl-windows.bat' which could be run as usually.


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