[tex-live] So far.....expensive failure

Nicolas Richard theonewiththeevillook at yahoo.fr
Thu Feb 14 11:50:33 CET 2013

Markus Kohm <komascript at gmx.info> writes:
>> then revert to an official CTAN mirror so that they can
>> still update afterwards
> If you'd make a daily rsync, your students could use your mirror for updates 
> forever …

It has practical (probably mostly administrative) problems : keeping the
mirror uptodate on an accessible (over the internet) server requires to
ask for permissions, whereas setting up a local server for the duration
of the course is much more flexible.

Of course it might well be worth the effort to set up something in the
long term, but not always possible.


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