[tex-live] package sizes

David Kastrup dak at gnu.org
Tue Jun 8 22:41:23 CEST 2004

Sebastian Rahtz <sebastian.rahtz at computing-services.oxford.ac.uk> writes:

> for those who care, see the attached list of packages
> and their sizes
> however you look at at, cb and cm-super are simply being greedy.

Not only once.  Problem is that more and more packages come with PDF
documentation files as to the new CTAN policy.  That means that we
get cm-super probably half a gazillion times, and the Type1 cm fonts
another half gazillion times.

With DVI at least we did not get those fonts time and again.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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