[tex-live] upgrading Debian packages

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Fri Oct 20 00:32:55 CEST 2006

Hi Sebastian!

On Don, 19 Okt 2006, Sebastian P. Luque wrote:
> Is it still necessary to include this entry in /etc/apt/sources.list:
> # Texlive
> deb http://ftp.it.debian.org/debian/ unstable main
> deb-src http://ftp.it.debian.org/debian/ unstable main
> since the packages are now available from the standard Debian unstable and
> testing sources?  I got confused by the message in
> http://www.tug.org/texlive/debian.html.

Where it is written:
	....(replacing it with your favorite country) to your
		/etc/apt/sources.list file.

So this should be clear.

> Also, is it still necessary to purge before upgrading of the texlive
> packages, as it was recommended in the past?  Thanks in advance.

No, as Frank already answered. And this remark is also not anymore
present on the page above.

Upgrades should now as Debian-smooth as usual ;-) (At least I hope ;-)

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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