[tex-live] Updating packages over the internet a la MiKTeX
sebastian.rahtz at computing-services.oxford.ac.uk
Sun Jun 6 14:09:01 CEST 2004
Gerben Wierda wrote:
> Hmm. Let's see if I understand this. We have CTAN, TeX Live's Master
> tree is taken from CTAN (right?)
CTAN, and maybe other places too if needed. TL's job is to take a raw
package and coerce it into
a consistent TDS layout
> and the TPM's are maintained by the TeX Live crew. MiKTeX's repository
> is taken from TeX Live. MiKTeX's repository then is reinserted in
> another branch of CTAN (win32).
> teTeX's texmf tree is (Thomas informs me) taken from CTAN (largely)
> with a bit of hand work thrown in.
> Is this in fact how it is?
sounds about right, yes
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