[tex-live] simple question on upgrading TL2010 from beta

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Sat Sep 11 22:55:26 CEST 2010

On Sun, Sep 12, 2010 at 04:41:58AM +0900, Norbert Preining wrote:
> On Sa, 11 Sep 2010, Martin Schröder wrote:
> > I just spend some time looking for any information on how to upgrade
> > from 2009 -> 2010 starting at http://www.tug.org/texlive/ . IF that's
> > supported, could it please be made more prominent in the
> > documentation (like mentioning it in the Readme)? Pretty please?
> It is not supported, it was never announced, it was mentioned as
> a possible option, but nobody came around to program it.
> On Sa, 11 Sep 2010, Martin Schröder wrote:
> > Then THAT should be mentioned in the documentation.
> Should we announce everything we didn't do?

Upgrading from an old release to a new release is something many people
(especially ones not familiar with internal of texlive) would expect, so
I think it is important to document the lack of such option.

 Khaled Hosny
 Arabic localiser and member of Arabeyes.org team
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