[tex-live] Generating tex.fmt
karl at freefriends.org
Mon Aug 21 23:26:37 CEST 2006
kenb> we couldn't figure out how to unpack a Debian package archive in a
I had assumed .deb files could be read by a utility that can run
anywhere, but I admit I've never looked into it. I trust Frank/Norbert
will inform us. (Anyway, you're so close now that I doubt you want to
go back to step 1. :)
john> So why are you using a .deb distro in a non-.deb environment?
John, it was a proposal (I just suggested it, in passing), to be able to
reuse the Debian folks' work in another environment. Ken is trying to
construct a TeX installation in his environment based on TL, and his
needed setup is closer to Debian's than the default.
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