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Re: Fedora LaTeX SIG?



On Thu, 2009-06-11 at 11:55 -0500, Jason L Tibbitts III wrote:
> >>>>> "JL" == Jussi Lehtola <jussilehtola fedoraproject org> writes:
> 
> JL> On 06/02/2009 07:27 AM, Jindrich Novy wrote:
> >> New version texlive-2008 (to be in f12): one single texlive package
> >> generating 3944 subpackages / 1065 MiB
> JL> Oh. My. God.
> 
> Please read the whole thread; that was the initial proposal, not the
> final one.

Yes, I realize that. Maybe I should've written it more clearly :) Sorry.

It is of course clear that the single spec file route is out of the
question, as it makes updating and pruning out bits and pieces a PITA.

On Thu, 2009-06-11 at 19:02 +0200, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
> Jindrich expressed fear about getting stuck in review if he split his
> srpm but on the fonts part at least we've been reviewing *every*
> *single* package submitted for review for months (usually after a few
> days) and in fact all the reviews that went nowhere were closed
because
> the submitter went MIA, not because of lack of reviewer.

On Fedora 11
$ yum search fonts|wc -l
467

This is less than 1/4 of the amount of packages Tex Live will bring. [1]
This will be a humongous project all in all. Thumbs up!

[1]
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/rel-eng/2009-June/005591.html
-- 
Jussi Lehtola
Fedora Project Contributor
jussilehtola fedoraproject org


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