Package svg missing dependencies in texlive.tlpdb

Osipov, Michael (IN IT IN) michael.osipov at
Wed Mar 13 16:12:45 CET 2024

On 2024-03-13 15:03, Norbert Preining wrote:
> On Wed, 13 Mar 2024, Osipov, Michael (IN IT IN) wrote:
>> I have installed 'svg' package from a mirror and I get several packages
>> missing by xelatex. Looking at [1] for the package there are no 'depends' to
>> those listed in here [2].
>> E.g.:
>>> ! LaTeX Error: File `trimspaces.sty' not found.
>>> ! LaTeX Error: File `transparent.sty' not found.
>> and so forth.
> Package far from have explicit dependencies. That is the reason we
> strongly suggest installing the containing collection, in this case
> 	collection-latexextra
> which contains svg, as well as the packages containing the above files.

Aha, I see. Looking at collection-latexextra pulls a lot of stuff we 
actually don't need. I still would prefer proper dependency management. 
I will install the transitive dependencies manually and document it.


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