[tex-live] a few thoughts on automatical dependency lists validation

Ivan Shmakov oneingray at gmail.com
Mon Nov 10 07:35:57 CET 2008

>>>>> Norbert Preining <preining at logic.at> writes:

 >> Would there be a tool to automatically validate (at least some of)
 >> the dependencies, it wouldn't be a big deal to record them all.

 > Already several times proposed, but nobody ever came up actually
 > writing this tool,

	In the other post, you write:

 > Dependencies are generally only dealt with on collection level. So if
 > you install one collection and all depending ones you will (should)
 > get functional packages.

	So, the question is, would this tool ever be written, would the
	above policy be changed?

 > esp. dealing with all the different options of various classes.



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