[tex-live] ifxetex package missing from collection-xetex

Siep Kroonenberg siepo at cybercomm.nl
Mon Feb 5 16:44:36 CET 2007

On Mon, Feb 05, 2007 at 10:44:38AM +0100, Dirk Ullrich wrote:
> 2007/2/4, Siep Kroonenberg <siepo at cybercomm.nl>:
> [...]
> >Of course, for a shared network install you want a preconfigured
> >user installation, and then GUI tools aren't much help.  For MikTeX
> >2.5 things were a bit harder than for MikTeX 2.4, and I have heard
> >of other people who gave up on MikTeX 2.5 for a network install.
> >
> We did use at work  MiKTeX up to version 2.4 for a long time. Some
> days ago I gave MiKTeX 2.5 a try and was dissatisfied: Much less
> customize options during install. Especially I had problems to move so
> MiKTeX folders to other than the default locations (for a shared
> installation). I have found some rare hints at the Internet, but they
> did not work. My last resort was analyzing the source code (I love
> open source software!), and then to made some direct registry changes.
> Now I would prefer TeXLive much to MiKTeX--even under Win32.
> Dirk

This stuff was documented in http://docs.miktex.org/2.5/preview.pdf.
In the MikTeX manual you can find some more information by searching
for setupwiz. You can't blame anyone for not finding this, though.

As long as users seem to be happy and as long as I don't run
into insurmountable problems, I'll think twice before making radical

Siep Kroonenberg

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