CFT: texlive ports
demelier.david at gmail.com
Wed Apr 17 19:01:43 UTC 2013
2013/2/26 Hiroki Sato <hrs at freebsd.org>:
> Ports to replace print/*teTeX* with TeX Live 2012 are ready for
> testing. Please note that this is not the final version and
> committing the new ones into the ports tree will go in the following
> 1. Commit print/texlive-full for full version of TeX Live.
> 2. Update ports which depend on teTeX to make them possible to
> select teTeX or TeX Live. teTeX by default at this phase. Split
> TeX Live ports into smaller ones as necessary in parallel.
> 3. Switch the default to TeX Live.
> 4. Remove print/*teTeX*.
> The patch for phase 1 can be found at the following URL:
> This consists of the following ports:
> Please try to install print/texlive-full. The total size of the
> installed files will be ~3GB, so be careful of free space on your
> disk. While these ports still include some rough edges, all bits of
> the TeX Live 2012 should be installed. Note that they cannot coexist
> with the other TeX-related ports based on teTeX---this means you need
> to remove all of TeX-related ports first. If you want a stable
> version, please wait for migration procedure which will be submitted
> in the end of phase 2.
> Non-English engines like pTeX also work but dviware (xdvi, dvips,
> dvipdfmx, ...) for them and non-standard font maps are not included
> (or activated) yet. They will be added when updating the existing
> ports for the engine-specific versions of dviware.
> Some combinations of the ports on which TeX Live depends may lead to
> a build problem due to version mismatch. If you notice build failure
> or something wrong with the behavior, please send a report to me
> directly via email. Thank you.
Thanks for your work! I've never touched LaTeX in my life and wanted
texlive to be in ports before starting learning it. However I can't
believe it takes 3Go of disk space. Why is this so big?
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