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[pkgsrc/trunk]: pkgsrc/doc/guide/files Add a section to "Common packages" des...

branches:  trunk
changeset: 337912:9f4842ebe2b1
user:      brook <>
date:      Wed Aug 14 17:31:34 2019 +0000

Add a section to "Common packages" describing a typical TeXlive package.


 doc/guide/files/creating.xml |  38 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-
 1 files changed, 37 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

diffs (52 lines):

diff -r c7063793680a -r 9f4842ebe2b1 doc/guide/files/creating.xml
--- a/doc/guide/files/creating.xml      Wed Aug 14 17:26:31 2019 +0000
+++ b/doc/guide/files/creating.xml      Wed Aug 14 17:31:34 2019 +0000
@@ -1,4 +1,4 @@
-<!-- $NetBSD: creating.xml,v 1.29 2019/08/14 17:26:31 brook Exp $ -->
+<!-- $NetBSD: creating.xml,v 1.30 2019/08/14 17:31:34 brook Exp $ -->
 <chapter id="creating">
 <title>Creating a new pkgsrc package from scratch</title>
@@ -214,6 +214,42 @@
+<sect2 id="creating.TeX-package">
+<title>TeXlive packages</title>
+<para>TeXlive packages from <ulink
+url="";>CTAN</ulink> are handled automatically by
+<command>texlive2pkg</command>, which is available in <filename
+<para>If the TeXlive package name is not known, it may be useful to
+search <ulink url="";>CTAN</ulink>.  A
+<quote>Contained in</quote> field on the package page typically
+identifies the basename of the package file in the <ulink
+<para>If the TeXlive package name is known, download the files from
+the <ulink
+archive</ulink>.  For package <filename>foo</filename>, you will need
+to download <filename>foo.tar.xz</filename>.  Most TeXlive packages
+also have associated documentation packages, so download
+<filename>foo.doc.tar.xz</filename> at the same time.  These files
+should be placed in the appropriate category directory, which is often
+but not always <filename>print</filename>.  Then run the following
+command in the category directory.</para>
+texlive2pkg foo.tar.xz foo.doc.tar.xz
+<para>This will create two packages, <filename>tex-foo</filename> and
+<filename>tex-foo-doc</filename>.  Be sure to check that both packages
+are correct.</para>
 <sect1 id="creating.examples">

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