[tex-live] can you remove a package from TeXLive?

Robin Fairbairns Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk
Mon Jan 25 12:26:48 CET 2010

Ralph Martin <Ralph.Martin at cs.cardiff.ac.uk> wrote:

> On 25 Jan 2010, at 10:50:16AM, Dan Drake wrote:
> > I'm afraid I need to request that a package be removed from TeXLive...
> > 
> > A new version of Sage gets released once a month or so, and while
> > TeXLive is updated frequently, I don't think most users update TL as
> > often as they might update Sage. I've already run into problems with
> > sagetex.sty from TL shadowing the version from Sage, so I think in this
> > case it would be best to request that SageTeX be removed from TL.
> Why don't you get the sage update process to also call tlmgr to update
> the TeXLive package? 
> This would be much more convenient for users than them having to
> manually reinstall sagetex every time they update sage? 

but it would be troublesome for dan, since he would have to get a new
version to ctan every time (see my post about mirroring).

Robin Fairbairns

For the CTAN team

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