[tex-live] TeXLive 2005 is slower than TeXLive2003
dak at gnu.org
Sat Sep 9 16:34:31 CEST 2006
"Jinsong Zhao" <jszhao at mail.hzau.edu.cn> writes:
> Dear all,
> I hope my question is only a special case.
> I have install the TL2005 again, and now, it has a similar speed
> compared with TL2003. I don't know why.
> The previous version of TL2005 is installed from a the TL2005 Live
> DVD. I just copy /bin, /texmf, /texmf-* and /xemtex to my disk and
> set proper environment. It's seems ok, but has a very low
> speed. However, in the same way, the TL2003 works well.
> Now, I install the TL2005 from the TL2005 Live DVD using the
> provided installer, and all seem works.
> I compared the directory of both TL2005, and don't find any
My guess would be that the installer also puts something somewhere
which fixes the "HOME directory", and that in absence of that, your
installation searched the whole disk instead.
> It seems that the installer of TL2005 is too simple,
Uh, what? Because it works better than a manual copying of the _live_
files, it is "too simple"?
> and don't give enough information to user.
David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum
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