[tex-live] removal of a package from texlive

Nicolas Richard theonewiththeevillook at yahoo.fr
Tue Apr 2 16:31:19 CEST 2013

Vafa Khalighi <Vafa.Khalighi at student.uts.edu.au> writes:

> Suppose a package is licensed under LPPL but the author removes it
> from CTAN (because he does not want people use that package any more
> for whatever reasons he has got); as a consequence this package also
> gets removed from TeXLive. Are people legally allowed to not update
> their TeX distribution (or say store that package on their computer)
> on purpose to use that package?

Aside of that question, there is the option "--no-auto-remove" for
tlmgr ; it allows you to continue updating other packages easily.


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