[tex-live] Re: Debian packages of stuff also in TeX live

Sebastian Rahtz sebastian.rahtz at computing-services.oxford.ac.uk
Thu Jul 21 22:23:44 CEST 2005

Norbert Preining wrote:

>But as I said, the lmodern-debian package has several advantages, as it
>also installs stuff for X, so it would be preferable to use the lmodern
>stuff from the direct debian packages
ok, that might be an exception

> Also because it will probably be
>more often updated as once a year.
as will TeX Live be.

>I think this is a general question: Do we want to have TeX live `as
>close as possible' into Debian, or do we want to have a `as complete as
>possible' TeX system which is based on TeX live?
I tend towards the latter.

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