[tlbuild] List of packages included in tetex3

Reinhard Kotucha reinhard.kotucha at web.de
Thu Jan 28 19:32:24 CET 2016

On 2016-01-28 at 16:25:31 +0100, Johannes Schöpfer wrote:

 > Hi,
 > i want to build a Texlive-Installation-Packet using singel choosen 
 > packages from
 > https://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/systems/texlive/tlnet/archive,
 > which targets to be in content and size about the formerly tetex3.
 > The tetex-scheme coming from the tl-installer gives several hundrets of 
 > megabytes(as tar.xz), the old tetex3 is about 40mb(tar.xz) without doc 
 > and source.
 > Does somebody has a list of the packages, which were included in the 
 > formerly tetex3? It seems tricky to get a complete list by examine an 
 > old tetex3-build.

Indeed, scheme-tetex grew since it was created, mainly because it
contains collection.

You can derive a package list from


But keep in mind that a lot of things had been changed since then, for
example hyphenation patterns.  Maybe it's best to start with a minimal
installation of TL-2015 and install further packages when the basic
stuff works properly.


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