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Re: [Texmacs-dev] [TeXmacs] New binary versions under Linux

From: raux
Subject: Re: [Texmacs-dev] [TeXmacs] New binary versions under Linux
Date: Wed, 9 Apr 2014 11:37:49 +0200
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Those versions are supposed to be 'universal' not link to a specific
distribution. They aim to provides TeXmacs for distributions which don't
have it and also to give opportunity to have a newer version without
recompiling. Else this versions could have some side effects like Fran├žois
noticed it.

I didn't fully test but I would say 'old' is before kernel 2.6. We
targeted distributions that are 10 years old.

> Any hints about what old and new linux means in this context?  Kernel?
> What version in major distributions, e.g. Fedora, Ubuntu, SuSE ...
> Also, what advantages this version should have over previous?
> On 8 April 2014 10:47, Joris van der Hoeven <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> Denis Raux has managed to create static binaries for the Qt version of
>> TeXmacs under Linux.
>> His packages can be used instead of standard packages provided by
>> various Linux distributions
>> in the case that users want the most recent version or if the TeXmacs
>> package is
>> not well supported in their favourite distribution.  It would be nice if
>> as many volunteers under Linux as possible could try the new packages.
>> The first (A) link is for old Linux distributions, whereas you should
>> use the second (B) one for more recent versions of Linux.
>> ftp://ftp.texmacs.org/TeXmacs/tmftp/generic/TeXmacs-1.99.1-8433_8437-i386-pc-linux-gnu-A.tar.gz
>> ftp://ftp.texmacs.org/TeXmacs/tmftp/generic/TeXmacs-1.99.1-8433-i386-pc-linux-gnu-B.tar.gz
>> Installation is similar as for the classical binary distributions.
>> Best wishes, --Joris

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