[tex-live] better file layout for frankenstein bundle
kirill at altlinux.org
Wed Apr 29 09:28:04 CEST 2009
On Wed, Apr 29, 2009 at 12:07:30AM +0100, Robin Fairbairns wrote:
> Karl Berry <karl at freefriends.org> wrote:
> > So it, probably, would be more appropriate to keep *.sty files in
> > the source/ subtree and rename *.stq files into *.sty. INSTALL file
> > of the bundle does suggest this kind of layout.
> > I'm sad that it decided that .sty should not mean .sty.
> iirc, i whinged about this when matt first submitted the stuff. (i
> don't think frankenstein's predecessor (monster) did things this way.)
> i have an alumni address for matt, so perhaps i can get in touch with
> him. if i can find a moment, will try and persuade some sanity into him.
> > I'll see what I can do. Thanks for the heads-up.
> the original .sty files do the job -- it's just that they're bigger. i
> would be inclined just not to do the step that takes you to the .stq,
> and then overwrites the original .sty, at all.
> it would seem sad to throw away the sources for distribution, after all.
Why throw away the sources if you could keep them in the
ALT Linux Team
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