[tex-live] Re: Debian

Janusz S. Bień jsbien@mimuw.edu.pl
03 Dec 2002 23:28:55 +0100

On 01 Dec 2002  Sebastian Rahtz <sebastian.rahtz@computing-services.oxford.ac.uk> wrote:

> > As a temporary measure, what about making available some tools to
> > convert a TeXLive package into a Debian one? I understand you have
> > such a tool ready (I don't remember the source of this information,
> > perhaps Fabrice in Bachotek).
> I used to have a partial tool, but I lost it. I wish
> I could reconstruct it. The theory is OK, but the practice is not.

It's a pity.

> if anyone listening knows more about making Debian packages than me,
> I'd love to hear from them

Unfortunately, I know less than you :-(.

I intend to experiment with checkinstall (unstable), which is supposed
to create a package by watching the changes done during an
installation, but I am too busy for it now.



dr hab. Janusz S. Bien, prof. UW
Prof. Janusz S. Bien, Warsaw Uniwersity
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