[tex-live] Package invoice broken after the removal of realcalc

Robin Fairbairns rf10 at cl.cam.ac.uk
Fri Mar 27 17:41:05 CET 2009

Norbert Preining <preining at logic.at> wrote:

> On Fr, 27 Mär 2009, Alexis Ballier wrote:
> > I have a bug report [1] that says the invoice package in the latexextra
> > collection requires realcalc. It seems realcalc was removed due to a
> > nosell license, what would be the correct way of handling invoice then?
> > Remove it too? The documentation of invoice says that realcalc is
> > mandatory.

note that this is also a problem for miktex since that too doesn't hold

> Well, then users having a broken invoice have two options: either
> install realcalc manually into TEXMFHOME or TEXMFLOCAL, and/or bugger
> the author.
> Now, removal of invoice is a bad idea to my mind, since people might
> install it locally.

and this is a problem because?

if tl can't distribute a package, the team just has to accept that users
may well choose to install locally, surely?


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