[tex-live] [de.comp.text.tex] Re: hfoldsty und microtype - font problem

Thomas Esser te at dbs.uni-hannover.de
Sun Aug 28 21:36:59 CEST 2005

> It would be a pain if one file in CTAN:latex/required/tools was
> installed in a different directory than anywhere else.  Of course it's
> doable, just another special case to add to the millions already there,
> but it's much easier to operate with each directory being a chunk.

Currently, teTeX has such exceptions, e.g. for

I agree that a simple CTAN -> TDS mapping would be the easiest thing
for everyone. On the other hand, I can also see some need for exceptions
like this.

And, to be honest, packages like xypic, amsfonts, pstricks etc. end up in
several places in a TDS tree. So, some really missing part is some glue
(metadata) and some tools which allow a flexible, reliable and automatic
way for doing the update

I see, of course, that this is nothing that is implmented in a day
or two...


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