Subject: Re: [lo] [RFC] mk/latex/mk to manage latex dependencies (fwd)
To: None <>
From: Dan McMahill <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/09/2005 09:24:50
> Hi all,
> I wrote a while ago a makefile fragment to handle  
> dependencies over various teTeX versions. It comes from the fact that  
> many packages to depends on the teTeX package, which is for tetex2,  
> while they could work as well with tetex3. Also, using teTeX3 require  
> to take care of it at each update, since  pkg_chk and pkgdepgraph  
> will remove the teTeX3 packages, and put teTeX2.

> Any objections? suggestions? ideas?
> antoine

> .if !defined(LATEX_MK)
> LATEX_MK=	# defined

There is a package, print/latex-mk, which includes a and uses 
some variables like LATEX_MK.  Currently it does not have a dependency 
listed on latex (not sure why, it will build but certainly not do 
anything useful without latex being installed) but I'm wondering if 
there will be any wierd interaction with your  I think I need 
to add a latex dependency to that package.