[texhax] TeX Live 2011 release available
daleif at imf.au.dk
Mon Jul 25 09:39:58 CEST 2011
Moshe Kamensky wrote, On 2011-07-23 20:39:
> Thanks! Is there any advantage to installing it from scratch, rather
> than using tlmgr (from TeX Live 2010) to simply update the packages?
Upgrading is only available on Unix like systems and is not foolproof.
I would not expect tlmgr from TL2010 to actually be able to pick up the
updated packages. They are presumably packages for a newer version of
tlmgr and tlmgr from '10 will simply fail with a mismatching version.
> * Karl Berry <karl at freefriends.org> [21/07/11 19:12]:
>> We've gone ahead with the network release of TeX Live 2011 (as some
>> people have already noticed :). It is now or will be soon available
>> from CTAN sites (http://mirror.ctan.org/systems/texlive). As with last
>> year, we recommend doing a network install in one way or another instead
>> of downloading the large (2+gb) .iso -- see
>> http://tug.org/texlive/acquire.html for a discussion of the various
>> Package updates will restart in another day or two.
>> If anyone notices stale or missing information on the TL web pages, or
>> problems with the release, please report as usual.
>> MacTeX 2011 (http://tug.org/mactex) and proTeXt 3.0 for 2011
>> (http://tug.org/protext) have also been released and are available from
>> The TeX Collection DVD with all the above will be released as soon as
>> possible; hopefully, it will go out in August.
>> Happy TeXing,
>> P.S. RobinF, can you resend this announcement to ctan-ann, please?
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