[tex-live] tl09 release status: coming up
vivrii at gmail.com
Thu Oct 15 03:11:57 CEST 2009
On Wed, Oct 14, 2009 at 8:52 PM, Reinhard Kotucha
<reinhard.kotucha at web.de> wrote:
> > There is a rather minimal thing which makes me slightly uneasy with
> > TL: assume I need a package which is not in TeXLive, so I install it
> > in texmf-local or ~/texmf. Then TL installs this package, so if I want
> > to have this package which I use automatically updated, I need to
> > remove it from texmf-local or ~/texm. So, I need to be vigilant.
> > Having few generations of TL with shared texmf-local makes problem worse.
> > Have anyone found fool-proof solution?
> Move texmf-local and ~/texmf to the end of the search path in
Thanks, but this solution has prevents me from using say svn version
of pgf/tikz. I am trying to persuade someone (who is more savvy than
me) to write texmf-inspector as it would be the only perfect solution.
Victor Ivrii, Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Toronto
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