[tex-live] How about auto-download of classes/styles etc. ?

Victor Ivrii vivrii at gmail.com
Sun Oct 12 21:07:25 CEST 2008

On Sun, Oct 12, 2008 at 2:52 PM, Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard <mpg at elzevir.fr> wrote:
> Victor Ivrii a écrit :

>> Great idea to create a bloody mess: one adds a new package, then this
>> package is snatched but it requires another package which is not on
>> the computer or the newer version of the package which is already
>> there and in turn ... and all this is while one is traveling with no
>> or lousy internet connection and all this just to save a fistful of
>> gigs not sufficient even for  one HD movie
> Of course you could just simply disable this in your texmf.cnf if you
> don't like it :-)

I don't like the idea to promote laziness :-) Not that I am very
industrious: I would like to have tlmgr sibling taking care of
texmf-local but there is a difference in the degree of the laziness


Victor Ivrii, Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Toronto

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