[tex-live] new install concept for TeXLive

Sebastian Rahtz sebastian.rahtz@computing-services.oxford.ac.uk
Tue, 20 Mar 2001 10:52:54 +0000

Staszek Wawrykiewicz writes:
 > 1. urwstd: I'd suggest to move it from `fonts-extra' to `psfonts'
 >    (`psfonts' contains already pxfonts and txfonts, and should contain
 >     the stuff for all)

 > 2. monotype: please move it from `psfonts' to `fonts-extra'
 >    (such a huge package can be only for those, who have proprietary
 >     monotype fonts)

 > 3. tex-ps: in `psfonts` collection? It'd rather go to `essential',
 >    as a *small* addition for dvips users

 > 4. tex4ht: in `html_xml'? Hmmm... the same we have with dvipdfm
 >    and ttf2pk (in `essential'). tex4ht is rather another
 > cathegory/collection.
I will leave this now, but I agree its odd

 > 5. texinfo: in `documentation'? It is missleading, since we have here
 >    also macros and ini files for the formats.
what is the alternative? formats?

 > 6. please move ogonek from `polish' to `latex-misc' (it can be perhaps 
 >    worth for somebody in the countries far from here ;-)

 > The last question: can we have the same packages in different collections?
 > I mean, e.g., adding pxfonts and txfonts to `math', so BLU have
 > installed stuff for using also Times or Palladio with all the math.

 > As I understand, `Dependancies' works only for collections, but installing
 > again the package shouldn't hurt so much.

yes, the Unix install runs the results through "uniq" (Fabrice, OK by you?)