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Re: removing teTeX packages after 2016Q3
On Mon, Sep 19, 2016 at 11:52:14PM +0200, Thomas Klausner wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 19, 2016 at 04:38:52PM -0500, John D. Baker wrote:
> > As such, I've viewed "print/teTeX" as an effective meta-package that
> > continued to install a fairly complete (possibly overkill?) TeX system
> > from mostly texlive components.
> > Last I looked, I didn't see any equivalent meta-package for "texlive".
> > Will there be one? Otherwise, "texlive" seems to be completely "a la
> > carte" and I haven't tried wading through it to figure out the pieces
> > necessary for me.
> There are lots of texlive meta packages:
That's way too many to be useful, especially since it's far from clear
what many of them are for. How about a "texlive" package (or just
"tex") that's the same as the current teTeX top-level package?
also, it would be helpful if someone could take an inventory of what's
still being installed from teTeX-bin and teTeX-texmf, if anything, and
ascertain what of it is definitely cruft and what of it needs to be
kept somewhere going forward.
The first step is to get rid of those; after that we can rename the
David A. Holland
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