[tex-live] Proposal for collection reorganization

Frank Küster frank at kuesterei.ch
Tue Jun 6 12:47:06 CEST 2006

Hans Hagen <pragma at wxs.nl> wrote:

> Taco Hoekwater wrote:
>> Frank K�ster wrote:
>>> I meant move.  Having the same file twice in a TEXMF tree is not
>>> desirable.  As already discussed in this thread, we wouldn't move it
>>> into a tpm that contains lots of LaTeX stuff, but in some other, small
>>> tpm which then would be needed by LaTeX and ConTeXt.  How this splitting
>>> would be reflected in Debian package I cannot tell (not familiar enough
>>> with the splitting).  
>> Oh, I see. There would be a package matching cont-mpd.zip's contents,
>> and a package matching cont-tmf.zip _minus_ cont-mpd.zip.
> hm, i'd keep the files in cont-tmf as well, since what would happen if 
> someone has an old mpd and then installs a newer tmf

Hm, I thought that updating texlive is not supported, and a new tree is
created anyway?  And for the Debian packages, we can use Depends: with
proper versions in them to ensure the files are always there.

Regards, Frank
Frank Küster
Single Molecule Spectroscopy, Protein Folding @ Inst. f. Biochemie, Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer (teTeX)

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