[texhax] TexLive 2008

Reinhard Kotucha reinhard.kotucha at web.de
Wed Sep 24 01:02:51 CEST 2008

Eduardo M KALINOWSKI writes:
 > Walter S?gesser wrote:
 > > The distribution of the texlive2008.iso as a LZMA compression is 
 > > unbearable. A really bad idea. No doubt it compresses better, but on 
 > > every and each PC/MAC/Linux you have an unzipper ready to run. Rather 
 > > download 100 or even 500MB more than run after a decompressor.
 > >   
 > If it's in zip format, you'll have to run a decompressor after in the
 > same way.
 > However, I do agree that the instructions for decompressing in Windows
 > (involving the command prompt, redirection, etc.) are too complicated
 > for the average Windows user. If some graphical decompressor (WinRar,
 > 7zip, or whatever) supports decompressing lzma files, that tool should
 > be described.

Eh???   What the fuck are you talking about????????

What do you mean with

  "the instructions for decompressing in Windows"???????

Go to http://tug.org/texlive and follow the instructions given there.

Everything else is bullshit.


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