[tex-live] Fwd: Polish TexLive Stuff

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Mon Dec 18 12:14:06 CET 2006

Dear all!

I think we can finish this thread with the Polish mex staying in place.
Furthermore, ubuntu should update to the latest texlive packages AND
octave-forge packages as there is no mex in the octave-forge anymore.

On Mon, 18 Dez 2006, Thomas Weber wrote:
> We discussed this with Norbert Preining some time ago. The mex binary in
> octave* packages will vanish (this is an unrelated upstream decision). 
> > TeXlive upstream has recently discussed this and decided to keep things
> > unchanged, you can read the thread starting at
> > 
> > http://tug.org/pipermail/tex-live/2006-December/011670.html
> I don't consider this to be a real bug. Matlab should be installed under
> the /usr/local hierarchy and users can then set up aliases as they
> please (btw, we have Matlab here and most users don't use the mex
> interface at all). 
> > P.S. in Ubuntu ($whatever_strange_animal) there's a file conflict
> > between the packages...
> Yes, from the time when octave-forge was a real package. 
> 	Thomas

Best wishes


Dr. Norbert Preining <preining at logic.at>                    Università di Siena
Debian Developer <preining at debian.org>                         Debian TeX Group
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