TL 2019: final source tar ball, texlive.tlpdb, and archives?

Dr. Werner Fink werner at
Thu Apr 18 12:41:59 CEST 2019

On Wed, Apr 17, 2019 at 03:50:13PM -0600, Karl Berry wrote:
> Hi Werner,
>     I'd like to ask for the final source tar ball
> The release is not final -- I await Manfred's confirmation to go ahead.
> That said, it appears unlikely that TL'19 will be different from the
> final pretest. You can find the final pretest tarballs and tlpdb at
> rsync:// (or ftp, but why). Alternatively,
> as far as I can think, your existing rsync copies are the same thing. 


> I don't recommend (that is, request that you don't) release anything
> until after the release is public. --thanks, karl.

That is clear for me.  The aim is to shorten the time of getting an
rpm based distribution of TL 2109.  In best case before a bug report
reaches me short after TL 2019 ihad become official ;)

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          a peeing section in a swimming pool." -- Edward Burr
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