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herbs at wideopenwest.com
Sun Sep 7 19:25:54 EDT 2008
On Sep 7, 2008, at 6:17 PM, Dr. Clea F. Rees wrote:
> A couple more questions which I'd kind of like to get MacTeX user
> on in addition to the general TeX information.
> Is it advisable to run tlmgr regularly to update everything?
> What is the intended relationship between ongoing updates via tlmgr
> the more-or-less annual release cycle? For example, if one updates
> everything regularly, will a TL 2008 tree gradually evolve into a TL
> 2009 tree? Or are there some fundamental elements which will be
> only by a YYYY release?
> Is it advisable or safe to *remove* packages with tlmgr (or in some
> other way)? If so, will tlmgr reinstall these if asked to update
> everything or will it remember not to?
I doubt that anyone can say at this time. TeX Live Manager (tlmgr) is
new so I'd wait to see how things develop. It certainly is a wonderful
idea but also a very large task to take on.
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)
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