[texhax] TexLive 2008

Donald Arseneau asnd at triumf.ca
Fri Sep 26 01:04:45 CEST 2008

karl at freefriends.org (Karl Berry) writes:

>     If you want to help distribute the raw iso, download it by bittorrent
>     on a well-connected computer, and seed it.
> The raw iso is already available as a torrent --
> http://thepiratebay.org/torrent/4370550/, as given on
> tug.org/texlive/acquire.html.  (Thanks to Phil Taylor.)

Yes, that is the torrent I meant.  Maybe we should put the same
torrent entry on mininova... it sounds less pirated...

Today I see an unsettling comment on the .lzma torrent:

  Compression is done with LZMA. But 7zip will *not* read the file, as 
  far as I can tell.  So the implementation of LZMA compression is a 
  little obscure, at least for Windows users.

I haven't tested this myself, and I don't know what version of 7zip the
commentator was using.

Donald Arseneau                          asnd at triumf.ca

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