[tex-live] Re: Debian-TeXlive Proposal II

Frank Küster frank at kuesterei.ch
Mon Jan 31 12:29:40 CET 2005

Gerben Wierda <Gerben.Wierda at rna.nl> wrote:

> On 29 Jan 2005, at 21:28, Frank Küster wrote:
>> I don't see the problem - that could be done without texmf-dist,
>> too. tex-live-binary packages would install their corresponding pool
>> files into TEXMFMAIN/web2c, and conflict with teTeX's or miktex's
>> binary
>> packages. teTeX's texmf packages would install their TeX input files
>> into TEXMFMAIN/tex, TEXMFMAIN/fonts and so on (and possibly some in
>> TEXMFMAIN/web2c),
> This assumes. My distribution system does not have it, nor am I going
> to implement it.

I do not suggest that tex-live should stop separating TEXMFMAIN and
TEXMFDIST. I only suggest that the *Debian* packages of tex-live drop
that separation (or I ask why they should keep it).

Regards, Frank

Frank Küster
Inst. f. Biochemie der Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer

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