[tex-live] Bug#764122: MnSymbol and new[tp]x shouldn't be in the texlive-fonts-extra ghetto

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Thu Oct 9 14:49:53 CEST 2014

Hi everyone at tl,

we got a bug report down here at Debian suggestion to move
newtx and newpx to a different collection. As I follow upstream
TeX Live in this respect, I forward it to the list.

Please Cc your answers to the included Ccs.

On Sun, 05 Oct 2014, Juliusz Chroboczek wrote:
> So here I am, writing my lecture notes on a machine on which I don't
> usually TeX.  My personal format fails with an error about MnSymbol not
> found, so I do
>   $ apt-cache search mnsymbol
>   texlive-fonts-extra - TeX Live: Additional fonts
> Ouch.  200MB download, 600MB disk space.
> Norbert, there are three font packages that are very useful when you're
> trying to work around the lack of maths fonts -- these are newtx, newpx
> and MnSymbol.  I really think they should be extracted from the
> texlive-fonts-extra ghetto.



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