[tex-live] Re: Updates on Debian TeX live packages

Frank Küster frank at debian.org
Fri Jul 29 18:33:35 CEST 2005

Norbert Preining <preining at logic.at> wrote:

> - depends on perl if there is a perl script missing

What do you mean with that? On what depends "if"?

> Furthermore: I start working on `real' debian packages, i.e. packages
> with rules, orig.tar.gz etc etc which we could thinl about uploading.
> A first start is done, see Master/debian. If someone has time and fun
> he could edit the Description fields of the various control files ;-)

Don't you have some short descriptions in the tpm files, or elsewhere,
that are used for the installer?  Why not just generate the description
from these, like this:

Descriptions: <short description from tpm>
 TeX-live is a comprehensive collection ... bla ...blubb
 This package provides <repeat short descriptions from tpm>

Regards, Frank
Frank Küster
Inst. f. Biochemie der Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer

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