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

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Mon Jan 31 14:50:39 CET 2005

Frank Küster wrote:

> 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).

i see no problem in merging them when installing; however, for the sake of 
upgrading, it makes sense to leave texmfdist settings in texmf.cnf untouched and 
take precedence over texmfmain; that way updates that unpack in the dist subtree 
will be seen first


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