[tex-live] TeX versions

Nelson H. F. Beebe beebe at math.utah.edu
Tue Nov 20 23:38:27 CET 2018

Recent postings on the tex-live list asked about versions
of TeX (or TeX Live) on certain O/S distributions.

To better answer that, I put together a file that I plan to
maintain that records TeX versions in the many systems in 
our software test lab.  Here it is:

% cat texlive-versions.txt
This file collects TeX distribution versions for VENDOR-PROVIDED
implementations (independent of the annual TeX Live YYYY releases) for
approximately 200 physical and virtual machines in the software test
lab in the math.utah.edu domain.

The names in the first column are a distribution name and version
number, with dots elided from the latter, so as to obtain a single
token that often suffices as a hostname.

For example, 

	  431 == 4.31
	10136 == 10.1.36
	   mw == Milky Way
	   rh == RawHide
	   rr == Rolling Release
With rare parenthesized exceptions, the CPU platform is x86-64 or x86.

In three cases (fedorarh32, void32, void64), the numbers mean instead
the address size in bits (x86 vs x86_64).  solaris1032 is 32-bit
Solaris 10 on x86.

The designation n/a (not available) indicates that a TeX package is
not provided by the O/S distribution, or it is available, but package
conflicts prevent its installation, or it needs other software that is
not installed on that particular system.

Alpine Linux, Apple MacOS, DragonFlyBSD, Microsoft Windows, MirBSD,
Minix, and Sun/Oracle Solaris appear to have never had TeX in the
vendor binary package system.

For MacOS, the commercial TeXtures (now defunct) and the free MacTeX
(part of TeX Live), have long supplied TeXware.

For Solaris, the OpenCSW (Community Software) distribution provides
TeXware for SPARC, x86, and x86-64 CPU architectures.

For Windows, there have been several commercial implementations
(MicroTeX, PC-TeX, TurboTeX, Y&Y TeX, ...), as well as free ones
(emTeX, TeTeX, TeX Live, ...).

System and version	TeX version
alpine			n/a (absent from package system for Alpine 3.4.3 to 3.8)
antix17			TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2019/dev/Debian)
archlinux		TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2018/Arch Linux)
archlinux(ARM)		TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2018/Arch Linux)
bodhi431		TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2015/Debian)
bodhi50			TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2017/Debian)
centos5			TeX 3.141592 (Web2C 7.5.4)
centos5(IA-64)		TeX 3.141592 (Web2C 7.5.4)
centos6			TeX 3.141592 (Web2C 7.5.6)
centos7			TeX 3.1415926 (TeX Live 2013)
clearos7		TeX 3.1415926 (TeX Live 2013)
debian6b		TeX 3.1415926 (TeX Live 2009/Debian)
debian75		TeX 3.1415926 (TeX Live 2012/Debian)
debian78(SPARC)		TeX 3.1415926 (TeX Live 2012/Debian)
debian711(MIPS)		TeX 3.1415926 (TeX Live 2012/Debian)
debian80		TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2015/dev/Debian)
debian8t		TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2016/Debian)
debian8u		TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2019/dev/Debian)
debian9			TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2016/Debian)
debian910		TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2016/Debian)
debian10a		TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2019/dev/Debian)
devuan10		TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2016/Debian)
devuan102		TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2016/Debian)
dilos			n/a (system down)
dyson			TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2016/Debian)
dragonflybsd		n/a (absent from package system for DragonFlyBSD 3.8 to 5.2.2)
elementaryos04		TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2015/Debian)
fedora21		TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2014)
fedora22		TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2014)
fedora23		TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2014)
fedora24		TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2016/dev)
fedora25		TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2016)
fedora26		TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2016)
fedora27		TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2016)
fedora28		TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2017)
fedora29		TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2018)
fedorarh		TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2018)
fedorarh32		TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2017)
freebsd			TeX, Version 3.1415 (C version
freebsd103		TeX 3.14159265 (Web2C 2015)
freebsd104		TeX 3.14159265 (Web2C 2015)
freebsd11		TeX 3.14159265 (Web2C 2015)
freebsd111		TeX 3.14159265 (Web2C 2015)
freebsd112d		TeX 3.14159265 (Web2C 2015)
freebsd12		TeX 3.14159265 (Web2C 2015)
gentoo			TeX 3.14159265 (Web2C 2015)
ghostbsd10		TeX 3.14159265 (Web2C 2015)
ghostbsd103		TeX 3.14159265 (Web2C 2015)
ghostbsd11		TeX 3.14159265 (Web2C 2015)
ghostbsd111		TeX 3.14159265 (Web2C 2015)
ghostbsd1810		TeX 3.14159265 (Web2C 2015)
gnewsense40		TeX 3.1415926 (TeX Live 2012/Debian)
gnuinos			n/a (package conflicts)
gobolinux015		n/a (package conflicts)	
gobolinux1601		n/a (package conflicts)	
hardenedbsd11b		TeX 3.14159265 (Web2C 2015)
hardenedbsd12		n/a (package conflicts)
hipster			TeX 3.1415926 (TeX Live 2012/OpenCSW)
hurd			TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2019/dev/Debian)
hyperbola021		TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2016/Hyperbola)
hyperbolamw		TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2016/Hyperbola)
irix(MIPS)		TeX, Version 3.1415 (C version
kali1			TeX 3.1415926 (TeX Live 2012/Debian)
kali2b			TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2019/dev/Debian)
kfreebsd75		TeX 3.1415926 (TeX Live 2012/Debian)
knoppix7		TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2015/Debian)
knoppix771		TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2016/Debian)
kubuntu1804		TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2017/Debian)
libertybsd59		TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2014-OpenBSD_Ports)
libertybsd61		n/a (repository unresponsive)	
lubuntu1704		TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2016/Debian)
lxle16			TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2015/Debian)
macos10136		TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2018/MacPorts 2018.47642_7)
mageia5			TeX 3.1415926 (TeX Live 2013/Mageia)
mageia51		TeX 3.1415926 (TeX Live 2013/Mageia)
mageia6			TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2016/Mageia)
mageia6b		TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2016/Mageia)
manjaro17		TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2018/Arch Linux)
manjaro18		TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2018/Arch Linux)
midnightbsd07		TeX 3.14159265 (Web2C 2015)
midnightbsd08		n/a (mport fails to install)		
midnightbsd085		TeX 3.14159265 (Web2C 2015)
midnightbsd086		TeX 3.14159265 (Web2C 2015)
midnightbsd10		n/a (mport fails to install)
minix34b		n/a	
mint183			TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2015/Debian)
mint19			TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2017/Debian)
mirbsd			n/a
mxlinux17		TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2016/Debian)
netbsd6			TeX 3.14159265 (Web2C 2016)
netbsd7			TeX 3.14159265 (Web2C 2017)
netbsd702		TeX 3.14159265 (Web2C 2017)
netbsd71		TeX 3.14159265 (Web2C 2017)
netbsd711		TeX 3.14159265 (Web2C 2017)
netbsd712		TeX 3.14159265 (Web2C 2017)
netbsd72		TeX 3.14159265 (Web2C 2018)
netbsd80		TeX 3.14159265 (Web2C 2017)
nomadbsd11		TeX 3.14159265 (Web2C 2015)
omnios			TeX 3.1415926 (TeX Live 2012/OpenCSW)
omnios-2		TeX 3.1415926 (TeX Live 2012/OpenCSW)
omnios-3		TeX 3.1415926 (TeX Live 2012/OpenCSW)
omnitribblix		TeX 3.1415926 (TeX Live 2012/OpenCSW)
openbsd49		n/a (repository withdrawn)
openbsd5		TeX 3.1415926 (TeX Live 2011-OpenBSD_Ports)
openbsd54		TeX 3.1415926 (TeX Live 2012-OpenBSD_Ports)
openbsd55		TeX 3.1415926 (TeX Live 2013-OpenBSD_Ports)
openbsd56		TeX 3.1415926 (TeX Live 2013-OpenBSD_Ports)
openbsd57		TeX 3.1415926 (TeX Live 2013-OpenBSD_Ports)
openbsd58		TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2014-OpenBSD_Ports)
openbsd59		TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2014-OpenBSD_Ports)
openbsd60		TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2015-OpenBSD_Ports)
openbsd61		TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2015-OpenBSD_Ports)
openbsd62		TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2016-OpenBSD_Ports)
openbsd63		TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2017-OpenBSD_Ports)
openbsd64		TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2017-OpenBSD_Ports)
openmandriva		TeX 3.1415926 (TeX Live 2012/Mandriva)
openmandrivalx		TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2016/OpenMandriva)
opensuse114		TeX 3.1415926 (TeX Live 2010)
opensuse12		TeX 3.1415926 (TeX Live 2012/TeX Live for SUSE Linux)
opensuse13		TeX 3.1415926 (TeX Live 2013/TeX Live for SUSE Linux)
opensuse15		TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2017/TeX Live for SUSE Linux)
opensuse42		TeX 3.1415926 (TeX Live 2013/TeX Live for SUSE Linux)
opensuse423		TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2016/TeX Live for SUSE Linux)
opensusetw		TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2018/TeX Live for SUSE Linux)
oracle7			TeX 3.1415926 (TeX Live 2013)
pacbsd			TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2015/Pac BSD)
parabola		TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2018/Parabola GNU/Linux-libre)
parrot40		TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2019/dev/Debian)
pcbsd			n/a (repository withdrawn)
pclinuxos		TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2016/PCLinuxOS)
pureos			TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2019/dev/Debian)
salix14			TeX 3.141592 (Web2C 7.5.4)
salix142		TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2016 on Slackware (SlackBuilds.org))
salix1421		n/a (repository unresponsive)
scientificlinux6	TeX 3.141592 (Web2C 7.5.6)
scientificlinux7	TeX 3.1415926 (TeX Live 2013)
slackware140		TeX 3.141592 (Web2C 7.5.4)
slackware142		TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2018 on Slackware)
solaris10(SPARC)	TeX 3.1415926 (TeX Live 2012/OpenCSW)
solaris1032		n/a (OpenCSW distribution not installed on this x86 system)
solaris113		TeX 3.1415926 (TeX Live 2012/OpenCSW)
solaris114		TeX 3.1415926 (TeX Live 2012/OpenCSW)
solus12			TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2018)
tribblix		TeX 3.1415926 (TeX Live 2012/OpenCSW)
trident			TeX 3.14159265 (Web2C 2015)
trisquel80		TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2015/Debian)
trueos			TeX 3.14159265 (Web2C 2015)
ubuntu			TeX 3.1415926 (TeX Live 2013/Debian)
ubuntu15		TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2015/Debian)
ubuntu1610		TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2016/Debian)
ubuntu16b		TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2015/Debian)
ubuntu1704		TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2016/Debian)
ubuntu1710		TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2017/Debian)
ubuntu1804		TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2017/Debian)
ubuntu1810		TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2019/dev/Debian)
ubunturr		TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2019/dev/Debian)
void32			n/a (package conflicts)
void64			n/a (package conflicts)
xubuntu1804		TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2017/Debian)

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- University of Utah                    FAX: +1 801 581 4148                  -
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