TeTeX and TeXLive
parv at pair.com
Mon Dec 17 01:50:26 PST 2007
in message <20071216.225955.111308887.hrs at allbsd.org>,
wrote Hiroki Sato thusly...
> I have tried to create TeXLive port and have some working results,
> but I cannot commit it because the following issues still remain:
> 1. Compatibility with other packages which uses TeX. Some depend
> on old teTeX structure, some depend on hard-coded directory
> structure, and so on. teTeX in the current ports tree has
> various glues for such software which are not integrated into
> teTeX yet.
> 2. Finer-grained package management is needed. Creating a
> TeXLive port as "one very large package" is possible but I do
> not think it would work well. There are many people who do
> not want to install such a large package (TeXLive needs >500MB
> disk space) for a simple use, and who can install it but want
> to update some specific macro packages after that. Also, I
> want to solve a situation that we have print/tex and
> print/teTeX separately.
(finally some news)
Thanks much Hiroki for the update!
I will look forward to the upcoming ports, and if I could help with
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