[tex-live] can you remove a package from TeXLive?
Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk
Tue Jan 26 09:15:47 CET 2010
Dan Drake <drake at kaist.edu> wrote:
> > i.e., there's a .deb containing an outdated sage system? or there's
> > no-one working to update sagetex to current ctan standards? (we know
> > that's false.)
> The .deb for Sage is outdated.
so sagetex is ok?
> > however, we don't know (since you've not answered my question about
> > ctan) whether you consider that our (ctan's) holding of sagetex is
> > outdated. since texlive and miktex have what ctan holds, this seems a
> > significant germane question.
> CTAN's copy of SageTeX is pretty current. I've noticed that updates to
> CTAN happen pretty quickly; I'm concerned here about how long it would
> take for updates to filter into TL or MikTeX, and then into other
> packaging systems, etc.
ctan installation should be within a day of submission.
cataloguing happens within a day, often within a minute or so of
tex live typically packages within a day of ctan installation.
miktex packages once a week, roughly.
> > do you want me to delete the ctan holding?
> It seems like it would be nice if SageTeX stayed on CTAN, but was not
> included in TL. I don't know how reasonable or easy that arrangement is,
karl seems to be able to grok the problem.
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