latexindent on ctan: hopeful restructuring

Chris Hughes at
Tue Oct 25 20:07:28 CEST 2022

Hi Karl,
Thanks for the details.

Therefore the Biber maintainer and builders go to the trouble of
> building binaries with Par::Packer (not simple), and TL goes to the
> trouble of distributing them (also not simple). It is a nontrivial
> special case at every level.  Let's not go there for any other program.

It sounds like even if I build the binaries (for Linux and Mac) it would
not be possible to distribute them for TeXLive. I guess it'll be up to
users to grab the binaries if they need them.

@max, to your point:

After I manually installed YAML::Tiny and File::HomeDir, latexindent works
> great.

Great, glad to hear it.

Thanks again,

> Best,
> Karl
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