[tex-live] TeXlive for Debian - Comments from DD and Mentor(s)

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Tue Aug 9 11:31:39 CEST 2005

On Die, 09 Aug 2005, Frank Küster wrote:
> Of course it would be best to really check that the texlive package
> provides the complete functionality.  E.g. if a package depends on

Is there a list of tetex-base/tetex-extra packages? If yes I could check
wether all packages in tetex are also in texlive, and in which

> please be sure to put the texlive packages after the or bar |, so that
> the buildd continue using tetex.


> As for texinfo, the package in Debian is missing texi2pdf and therefore
> prevents teTeX-3.0 from entering unstable until it is updated.  If you
> (Norbert and Alex) think the texlive-texinfo package is okay (maybe I'll

(Alex is not subscribed to any of these lists, I suppose).

The problem is that texinfo depends on texlive-basic, which in turn
depends on texlive-basicbin and texlive-documentation-base, so this
would need to pull in all the texlive packages.

> have a look at it this evening), then please consider contacting the
> texinfo maintainer in Debian for taking over texinfo, and/or uploading
> the package to the NEW queue. 

Well, a bit early without review.

Best wishes


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