[tex-live] Announcing TLContrib

Victor Ivrii vivrii at gmail.com
Sat Oct 9 11:50:23 CEST 2010

>> Then tlmgr needs to know which package belongs to main repository and
>> which belongs to alt, so looking at alt and not finding some package
>> from main it would not remove it from the installation and v.v. Also
>> it should be smart enough to deal with the case when package is moved
>> from alt to main (and v.v.)
> It need not to be that complicated, it should just use the newer version
> whatever the repository is (and this how other package management systems
> that I've used work).

I am afraid that auto-remove feature can cause problems. Currently it
sometimes causes problems if after updating from newer mirror one
updates again from the older one.


Victor Ivrii, Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Toronto

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