[tex-live] Re: [tex-k] TeX finding filenames with spaces

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Wed Jan 14 20:26:34 CET 2004

At 19:50 14/01/2004, Fabrice Popineau wrote:

> > its not as simple as that. when you install TL, you decide which
> > packages you want installed. each package may populate or not one of
> > your trees. if you don't want Metafont stuff, don't install those font
> > packages....
>Back to the packaging problem.
>I wonder if we are not simply wasting our energy in trying to let
>everybody choosing the smallest part of this big texmf tree to tailor
>his installation, trying to spare a few kb. I'm pretty sure the grain
>size is much too small. I don't know if there is another solution easily
>reachable but we could  save energy by thinking about it.

sure, but weren't you one of those who wanted to get rid of the 
undocumented unsupported crap with no package description and maintainer 
known and fuzzy dependencies (depending oneverything) and ... and ... this 
is your chance -)

>Maybe a topic for Dante'04 (Darmstadt) ?

ok, is sebastian willing to go there?


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