[tex-live] Deployment of TL 2018 (on multiple computers): release or updated?
siepo at cybercomm.nl
Wed May 9 11:05:33 CEST 2018
On Wed, May 09, 2018 at 10:21:45AM +0200, Zdenek Wagner wrote:
> if you have all computers on LAN and have a reliable Linux server, you can
> install TL will all platforms you need and share the TEXMF trees. You can
> thus have just one instance used by all Linux and Windows computers and
> update only one computer.
The TL launcher (http://mirror.ctan.org/support/tlaunch/), included
in TL, can still provide the Windows amenities in such a situation.
> 2018-05-09 10:06 GMT+02:00 Denis Bitouzé <denis.bitouze at univ-littoral.fr>:
> > Hi,
> > we want to deploy TL 2018 (on multiple computers of multiple computer
> > rooms).
> > I noticed several, maybe critical, troubles with some packages
> > (`latexmk', `multicol', etc.) that were fixed after TL release (but
> > I hadn't time to read carefully the corresponding bug reports).
> > Is it nevertheless safe to install the release or is it safer to install
> > TL at its current state?
> > I know each snapshot of TL may content some critical bug but I ask the
> > question because it would be tedious to update TL on each computer
> > afterwards.
> > All the best.
> > --
> > Denis
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