[tex-live] Proposal for collection reorganization

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Wed Jun 7 23:19:29 CEST 2006

On Mit, 07 Jun 2006, Karl Berry wrote:
> So now when a Debian user wants to write a TUGboat paper, they would
> have to figure out what collection it's in and install that separately.

its not soo bad:
$ apt-cache search tugboat
texlive-latex-extra - TeX Live: LaTeX supplementary packages
$ aptitude install texlive-latex-extra

> Along these lines, I discovered that WinEdt has a nifty feature of
> parsing error messages and offering to download (through the miktex pkg
> mgr) the right package.  Now *that* is a great feature, to my mind.
> Maybe someday some Unixy/free equivalent can be implemented.  Then
> having an initial small installation would not be so bad.

Maybe ....

Best wishes


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