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

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Thu Jul 5 11:01:22 CEST 2007

On Don, 05 Jul 2007, Robin Fairbairns wrote:
> >     But it is also possible to have the tags carried over to the
> >     tlpdb file
> > 
> > Right.  This is what seems desirable to me.  Especially since we are
> > already carrying over other information from the Catalogue to tlpdb.
> does this process happen continuously?  or do you intend to freeze the
> copied tags as at the time they were copied?

The idea is that every time we update the texlive.tlpdb this information
is merged from the catalogue. And those who update the texlive.tlpdb
have a svn checkout of the catalogue.

Do you see a disadvantage/problem with one or the other?

Best wishes


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