[tex-live] Proposal for collection reorganization

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Mon Jun 5 11:15:57 CEST 2006

Karl Berry wrote:
>     don't know about TL proper
> I haven't updated context in TL yet.
> Norbert/Frank, do you rebuild the Debian packages frequently?  E.g., do
> the updates I have been making get reflected in some Debian test
> package?  Or do you only trigger Debian building manually?  What I'm
> really asking is whether there is any value to updating supp-*.tex now,
> separately from updating context?
>     could put these two files into the MetaPost collection instead?
> Well, of course those two files could be moved, just requires some more
> script hacking to move them out of a context directory when context is
> updated, and into some other directory.  I'd have to think about how
> best to handle it.
> Anyway, it does seem to make sense to separate them so that (La)TeX
> users can benefit from them without necessarily having to install all of
> ConTeXt.  Hans, is it ok with you?  (Naturally, they wouldn't be in any
> big latex package either, so that context users would have to install
> all of latex to get them :)
sure, you can package any way you want, but in order to avoid conflicts i suggest that they are taken from the regular context file set and still end up in 


and not somewhere else so that we don't get duplicate entries when users do install context. 

(there is a cont-mpd zip file that only has this mp relatex stuff) 


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