[tex-live] texlive too full
Wed, 4 Apr 2001 10:09:06 +0100
Staszek Wawrykiewicz writes:
> Sebastian wrote:
> > The TeX Live image now comes in at 662 mbytes.
> Ooops, we've already removed systems/. It means that TeX is still growing up
> and alive...
er, cancers grow too...
> > - remove all but the most basic formats from texmf/web2c
> If so:
> 1. do anybody use mltex/mllatex ?
> 2. do we really need huge* versions ? Perhaps it is good time huge* versions
> should became *standard* so we will have less questions like:
> `TeX capacity exceded... what to do?''
well, yes, thats not a bad idea. will do at some point
> If we still consider TL as runnable from the CD, leaving other formats
> would be wise (even context*, which take more then 10MB ;-)
you can still run from the CD, but the format is created locally on
and put in VARTEXMF. so you just have to set that, and its OK
> > 58524 texmf/source !!!???
> The most interesting thing that source is greater than running files.
> The first candidate to zap.
i cant *zap* source, it would break license conditions. I could
compress all the files
> > 166848 texmf/doc
> > 179836 texmf/fonts
> I do not want to comment all the mess with fonts ;-}
> EuroTeX'2001 would be good place to discuss it.