[tex-live] Re: Re: [tug-board] Any news of DVDs ?

Paweł Jackowski P.Jackowski at gust.org.pl
Sat Feb 4 00:05:47 CET 2006

Karl Berry napisał(a):
>             cmd>syscopy texmf-dist/fonts/afm/public/lm/*
> Oh, I see.  Yes, being smart enough to do that would help the unix
> installer a lot too.  

The jewel would be a common package manager for both -) I had such a mad 
idea for a moment, but gave up.

>     main directory for amsfonts package is not 'amsfonts' but 'ams' -> thus 
> Yeah.  I wanted it to be amsfonts but was overruled.
> There are far too many special cases like that.  Oh well ...

Nevermind. I've made a test installing standard tl schemes (tlpm, 
running dvd, with not documented --debug option). It reveals that cases 
like amsfonts are rather exceptional. Most of (large) packages live in 
self-named directories, so the gain wouldn't be huge I guess.

Pawe/l Jackowski
P.Jackowski at gust.org.pl

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