[tex-live] Proposal for collection reorganization

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Mon Jun 5 00:53:46 CEST 2006

Hi Karl, hi all!

On Son, 04 Jun 2006, Karl Berry wrote:
>     What do we need the collection-pdfetex for? It does *not* contain the
>     pdfetex binary, but only pdf related stuff:
> A number of other collections depend on it: collection-context,
> -htmlxml, -langczechslovak, -latex.  And scheme-full, scheme-gust,
> -gutenberg, -medium, -xml.
> I don't know what to make of it all.  In particular it does seem
> right for collection-context to depend on something that includes a
> bunch of latex packages.

Ok, I see the point. If someone only want context, he still needs this
packages, but not the full latex bunch.

So we leave it like it is, or?

> In general, your changes seem fine to me too.  Do you want to start
> making some of of less far-reaching ones now, or have me do it, or?

Well, what are the less far-reaching ones? Send me an answer to the
original proposal with your oks for what you think is ok, and I will do
it, no need to do it yourself (it is only editing of the collection-*
tpms, or?)

> As far as ufplm.fd goes, the question is, where does that file originate
> = where is it maintained?  Psnfss, right?  Then yes, it would be
> desirable to remove it from mathpazo.  I'll look at that.

Good, please keep us informed.

Best wishes


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