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Re: TeXlive 2008 in Fedora 11?



2009/1/29 Kevin Kofler <kevin kofler chello at>:
> Jonathan Underwood wrote:
>> Not necessarily in this case. From a thousand miles up, the process of
>> creating texlive upstream basically involves taking packages from ctan
>> and assembling them into the texlive tree using various scripts
>> (notably ctan2tl and ctan2tds and others) which is then used to create
>> the texlive distribution. I've been wondering if it would be possible
>> to adapt these scripts to be used during RPM build time to package
>> upstream ctan tarballs. More work needed though. An approach like this
>> is worth considering though I think. Of course, this applies to
>> packages and fonts mainly, not the tex binaries.
>
> And who handles the dozens of review requests? Our review queue is already
> flooded!

Well, whatever happens, a review is going to be needed for the
collection RPMs. I wasn't imagining one RPM per ctan package :).


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