[tex-live] TeXlive for Debian - the slice-it-out release

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Sat Dec 3 17:40:40 CET 2005

Hi all!

(for Neil: still no upload please)

After some nights of work (and more or less no sleep) I have done some
. blacklist tipa, tpslifonts, texpower, prosper
  recommend updated (nmu)versions of these packages, distributet
  via tug.org (see website).

. send patches to tipa and arabtex to upgrade them to work with tetex3
  and texlive

. killed texlive-lang-arab as it is arabtex (after arabtex is updated)

. repackaged many packages depending on tetex-XXX to depend
  alternatively also on texlive. 
  distributed via the tug.org website. So now you can install lyx and
  many other packages in parallel with texlive
  (was nothing else den dpkg-deb -e/x, vi control, dpkg-deb -b)

Next on the list of slicing-out is jadetex/xmltex. There are other
candidates, but this is a hard buisness and takes some time to check
wether these packages are ok, maintained, ...

For those who use aptitude, the new packages are still -1 but should be
installed automatically/upgraded. For apt-get/dpkg I don't know wether
it checks that this is a new version of  2005-1.

Current Version: 2005-1 (still!, and will stay like this ;-)

Get it at
   	deb http://www.tug.org/texlive/Debian/ pool/
   	deb-src http://www.tug.org/texlive/Debian/ pool/
   	deb http://www.tug.org/texlive/Debian/ updpkg/
   	deb-src http://www.tug.org/texlive/Debian/ updpkg/
http://www.tug.org/texlive/debian.html contains a lot of information, please
read it.

Complete Changelog for this version and the previous one:

version 2005-1 experimental Sat,  3 Dec 2005 14:45:01 +0100

03.12.2005 NP
  * blacklist euclide.tpm, as it is superseeded by pst-eucl
  * "give Debian what Debian is":
    - do not build texlive-lang-arab as it is arabtex which is in Debian
    - blacklist prosper and depend on prosper (fix for prosper needed)
      recommend prosper
    - blacklist texpower and tpslifonts as they are superseeded by the
      Debian texpower package (fix for texpower needed), recommend texpower
    - blacklist tipa as it is in Debian (fix for tipa send to maintainers)
      recommend tipa
  * switch field separator in cfg file to ; so that epoch specifications work
  * upload to experimental, based on scripts revision 210.
  * Upload sponsored by Neil McGovern <maulkin at halon.org.uk>

02.12.2005 NP
  * blacklisting xymtex as it is not distributable.
  * blacklist (bin-)ppower4 as it depends on java and no sources
    are provided within texlive (but you can get it from the author)
  * save ChangeLog in utf8

01.12.2005 NP
  * add dependency tl-context -> tl-metapost (thanks Arne JÞrgensen)

30.11.2005 NP
  * add symlink from texmf-texlive/ls-R to /var/lib/texmf/ls-R-TEXLIVE
  * kill packages ttf-utils, ps-utils, graphics-tools, they should become
    proper Debian packages

29.11.2005 NP
  * another round of package renaming, adaptions to the perl script
  * move only the files from texmf-dist and texmf-doc to texmf-texlive, 
    leave others in place (more work for teTeX cooperation has to be done)
  * fix lintian generation for source packages

28.11.2005 NP
  * reduce number of source packages
  * rename various packages

27.11.2005 NP
  * properly clean up debian subdir with target clean, ie remove the
    generated maintainer scripts and the generated .link files.
  * upgrade pgf in texlive-pictures to 1.01 for compatibility fixes

24.11.2005 NP
  * Close the ITP (Closes: #312897)
  * add a dependency tl-htmlxml -> tl-latexrecommended because jadetex
    needs the ecrm fonts.
  * switch to texmf-texlive tree, which also makes a dependency on
    tex-common >= 0.12 necessary.

version 2005-0.2 UNRELEASED Tue, 22 Nov 2005 23:49:00 +0100

22.11.2005 NP
  * this release was uploaded as -1 to experimental but rejected. Thus
    the release was renamed as -0.2 and a new -1 will be generated.
  * re-add updmap-sys call to the postrm scripts
  * make updmap-sys silent in postinst script
  * make fmtutil-sys silent in postinst script
  * make mktexlsr silent in postinst script
  * change depend on tex-common to >= 0.11 for TEXMFSYSCONFIG change

21.11.2005 NP
  * fix lintian source override installation
  * fix etex/pdfetex format generation problem
  * remove the 04TeXlive hack as the change will go into tex-common 0.11
    rather soon
  * remap only a few config files (those for programs) to /etc/texmf/texlive
  * try to fix the conundrum with format generation. This is a complete
    upstream chaos (ok, also upstream I created the chaos ;-). Should be 
    fixed rather soon.

20.11.2005 NP
  * fix invocation of grep in common.functions to add || true, since grep
    returns if no match found
  * fix installation of TeXlive.cnf as 04TeXlive.cnf into /e/t/texmf.d
  * add a overriding TEXMF variable to 04TeXlive.cnf which includes
    TEXMFCONFIG without !! (Should actually be fixed in tex-common!)
  * remove the long invocation of language.dat
  * fix merging of common.functions into postrm and prerm
  * fix regexp for installing lintian.override files

19.11.2005 NP
  * add common.functions and merge it into the maintainer scripts
  * change check for the existence of a format from kpsewhich fmt.ini
    to a fmtutil-sys --listcfg check (in common.functions)
  * Leave the map files in TEXMFMAIN and do not remap them to /etc/texmf
  * New configuration file handling, all the files are left in their
    normal place and config files to shadow these files should be put 
    into /etc/texmf
  * Add override for TEXMFSYSCONFIG to /etc/texmf
  * give the updmap.d, fmt.d, and language.d config snippets priority 10
    and only the us language snippet the 09 priority.
  * create a README.Debian
  * lintian override for a2perl header problem

16.11.2005 NP
  * add a distribution entry to the ChangeLog file and make tpm2deb.pl
    aware of it
  * fix all remaining man page warnings of lintian
  * load tpm data from a dump of the %TpmData using perl::Storable,
    significantly speeding up the initialization time at source-deb
    building time.
  * add additional override for texlive-langgerman that german is correct

15.11.2005 NP
  * fix the man page errors (wrong char and ttf2pt1)

Best wishes


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