[tex-live] new install concept for TeXLive
22 Mar 2001 14:03:20 +0100
* Sebastian Rahtz <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Sebastian> sure, one day, in theory. but not soon, unless Fabrice
Sebastian> pulls off a major miracle and writes an install that
Sebastian> compiles under Linux etc...
If all of you agree that this could solve the problem :
I volunteer to do the job.
I thought once that Perl/Tk could be a solution, but there are too
much drawbacks (Tk being one !).
So, please have a look at it, ask around and let me know.
Sebastian> The big new project, which I believe is now feasible, is
Sebastian> a proper package management system, allowing the user to
Sebastian> add, remove and update packages.
Peter> Dare I suggest we should seriously look at using something
Peter> extant rather than writing our own, if possible?
Sebastian> you can suggest away. since its unlikely to be me who does
Sebastian> the work....
Well, there is one that is currently running under Linux :
Sticking with the very same rdf description would allow us to reuse
the program without much changes.