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Re: TeXLive is in rawhide



On Mon, Dec 03, 2007 at 09:29:27PM +0100, Patrice Dumas wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 03, 2007 at 05:27:02PM +0000, Jonathan Underwood wrote:
> > On 03/12/2007, Jindrich Novy <jnovy redhat com> wrote:
> > > Hi all,
> > >
> > > I come with good news for TeX users in Fedora. TeXLive is now finally
> > > imported and built in rawhide since today.
> > >
> > > Enjoy,
> > > Jindrich
> > 
> > Jindrich, many thanks for this, looking at the spec files, one can
> > really appreciate what a monumental packaging feat this is.
> > 
> > Is the plan to keep tetex in rawhide for a transitional period? Moving
> > to TeXlive means some packaging renaming (did that tex-foo guideline
> > ever get past the packaging committee?) and some adjusting of
> 
> Yes, the tex-foo naming is now the guideline. But I think that the
> package renaming issue is orthogonal to the tex dependencies issues.
> 
> > BuildRequires and Requires. (and some Obsoletes and Provides too).
> 
> Texlive Provides and Obsoletes tetex, so it seems to me that, currently 
> requiring tetex is still right. Once/if the virtual provides, like TeX and
> LaTeX are added (Jindrich was ok with that) it will become better to
> switch to that provide, in my opinion, for new stuff, and make sure that
> it is in RHEL 6 for EPEL.
> 

Could you please file a bz so that we can track completion of the pure
TeX/LaTeX/etc. virtual provides in TeXLive?

Thanks,
Jindrich

-- 
Jindrich Novy <jnovy redhat com>   http://people.redhat.com/jnovy/


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