[OS X TeX] MacTeX/TeXLive 2012 near-"sightings"

David Derbes loki at uchicago.edu
Wed Jun 20 12:18:22 EDT 2012

Hi, Dick.

Dumb question probably. I haven't upgraded Snow Leopard to Lion and am trying to hold off as long as possible. 

Can I just grab the TeXLive 2012 when it becomes officially available, or should I stay with the current version?


David Derbes

On Jun 20, 2012, at 10:43 AM, Richard Koch wrote:

> Joseph,
> The size is essentially the same. 
> The old install packages were actually "folders in disguise". So they had to
> be zipped to be put on the internet. But the actually install contents
> inside these packages were pax files that had already been compressed,
> so zipping didn't change the size.
> Dick
> On Jun 20, 2012, at 8:37 AM, Joseph Wright wrote:
>> What is the size implication here for downloads?
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