How to browse the TeX Live repository with TortoiseSVN

TeX Live is a comprehensive TeX distribution which includes a huge collection of TeX packages, fonts, tools, utilities and binaries for Unix, GNU/Linux and Windows. You can browse the master TeX Live repository online using TortoiseSVN. Note that TortoiseSVN is a shell application which means that is designed to work via Windows explorer.

  1. Right-click on any directory and you should see something like this:

  2. Select “Repo-browser” and type the URL svn://

  3. All being well, you should then see something like this:

From here you can browse the entire repository.