[tex-live] Better ways to find packages and documentation

Robin Fairbairns Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk
Wed Jul 4 13:16:35 CEST 2007

Florent Rougon <f.rougon at free.fr> wrote:

> Robin Fairbairns <Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk> wrote:
> > not in the repository, it doesn't:
> >
> >   <miktex location='hyperref'/>
> >   <texlive location='hyperref'/>
> >   <tetex/>
> Then, I don't use the right source for the Catalogue. Where is it?
> I'm using:
>   :pserver:anonymous at cvs.texcatalogue.sarovar.org:/cvsroot/texcatalogue
> and after a CVS update right now, I do still have the empty <texlive/>
> element in hyperref.xml.
> I found there is also:
>   http://dante.ctan.org/svnroot/texcatalogue/trunk
> but it requires a username and password and I don't know what to enter
> there (anonymous/<email address> doesn't work).
> Where is the authoritative source for the Catalogue?

the authoritative source is dante (sarovar is sooooo slow).  however,
sarovar is supposed to be kept up to date -- obviously the procedure is
regularly falling over...  i'll see what can be done to sort this out.


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