[tex-live] TL'10 pretest trial

Victor Ivrii vivrii at gmail.com
Sat May 29 02:49:44 CEST 2010

On Fri, May 28, 2010 at 7:33 PM, Karl Berry <karl at freefriends.org> wrote:
>    2) I thought that texworks will be included in TL2010, Is there hope
>    that they will come to final?

> As far as I can imagine, we will never include TW for Unix platforms, if
> that's what you were asking, because the vast shared library
> dependencies would make it impossible to distribute binaries that have
> any chance of working on even a few versions.  Better for people to get
> it in other ways so what they get actually stands a chance of working.

So far TW binaries are offered to Ubuntu, Mac and Windows. Yes, I
understand the problems of compiling TW for various Unix platforms and
it is exactly why I think that just source distribution is not enough.
Probably I will address TW mailing list.


Victor Ivrii, Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Toronto

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