texlive 2022 for OpenBSD

Robert Alessi alessi at robertalessi.net
Fri Oct 14 09:16:46 CEST 2022

On Thu, Oct 13, 2022 at 11:28:06PM +0900, Norbert Preining wrote:
> Hi,
> I cannot really comment, but just add a few datapoints:
> > To date, my idea is to get the binaries from Nelson Beebe's collection
> > and install them with `install-tl --custom-bin=/...`,  Or rather get
> Yes, that sounds like a good idea.
> > `texcol2022.iso` from texlive-utah/Images and use it.
> No, that is not good. That are the official TL iso images that do not
> contain openbsd.

Thank you!  As large as it is, I must admit that I didn't download the
.iso file!

> > Would another way be to get the binaries from dl.contextgarden.net?
> I guess that will be similar to the binaries Nelson provides.

That's what I assumed too, but then why are the files at contextgarden
constantly updated/recompiled?

> > Or even build the binaries myself?
> It is not difficult, but still much more pain then getting the ones from
> Nelson or contextgarden.

Agreed, thank you again, I am very happy to see that I will be able to
continue working with texlive under OpenBSD.

-- Robert

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