[tex-live] TeXLive 2016 on Ubuntu
preining at logic.at
Thu Aug 25 21:52:43 CEST 2016
> asymptote depends on texlive-base-bin; however:
Please edit the equivs input file, and add
to the long list. Then run the equivs command again, and install
the package. After that you can remove asymptote, too.
> So obviously it's asymptote that's creating the problem. Now, I
It is not a problem, it is supposed to be so.
> never asked for asymptote to be installed (just texmaker) and it's
> only listed as a recommended package for texmaker, so I'm not sure
Yes, by *default* recommended packages will be installed. That has
been the case in Debian (and thus Ubuntu) since many many years
> that would elevate "recommends" to "depends"? If I remove it, I can
No, see above. But there is one to not install recommends by default.
> Further, I notice that texlive-base-bin is not listed in the equivs
> file. I would guess, then, that there is a problem with chaining
Which version of asymptote do you have installed? In *my* version
(2.38-1) there is *no* depends on texlive-base-bin.
Anyway, that is fine, that was an old name of the package that is not
> Perhaps texlive-base-bin should be added to the equivs file?
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