[users] texlive-2011

Matthew Saltzman mjs at clemson.edu
Thu Nov 17 21:43:02 CET 2011


On Wed, 2011-11-16 at 13:33 -0800, C.M. Connelly wrote: 
> "YVZ" == Yury V Zaytsev <yury at shurup.com>
> 
> I'm one of the former teTeX packagers on Debian, and yeah, it
> would be (and is) a huge amount of work (especially as TeX Live
> incorporates a number of other things that are packaged
> separately).  TeX is huge for my site, but for workstations we
> just do a single install on a network share, and have all the
> machines point to that -- you can even install support for 32- and
> 64-bit Linux, Mac OS X, and Windows all in one place.  And it's
> easy to keep that one install updated, which is good, because
> things do get broken and they're often updated without much in the
> way of notice.
> 
>     YVZ> If I were you, I would make a full install from the DVD
>     YVZ> into /opt/texlive-2011 and then package that as a huge
>     YVZ> RPM in order to ease the maintenance.
> 
> There's also a network installer script that does most of the work
> for you; see http://tug.org/texlive/acquire.html for installation
> options.

And Jindrich has an RHEL6 repo here:
http://jnovy.fedorapeople.org/texlive/texlive-release-2011.el6.noarch.rpm

I use it and it seems to be OK.  There's no corresponding 2010 repo,
though, AFAICT.

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Matthew Saltzman
Clemson University Mathematical Sciences
mjs AT clemson DOT edu




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