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Re: TeX Live 2008 available for testing



On Saturday 27 June 2009 13:41:42 Jindrich Novy wrote:
> Good news everyone!
>
> I've invented a device that installs TeX Live 2008 on your Fedora!
> </futurama>
>
> TeX Live 2008 is now packaged and available for testing. It is not in
> Fedora yet because it requires reviews of couple of packages. But you
> can test it before it happens.
>
> If you want to give it a try, install this package:
> # rpm -i
> http://jnovy.fedorapeople.org/texlive/texlive-release-2008-1.fc11.noarch.rp
>m
>
> then you can do:
> # yum install texlive
>
> if you don't have texlive already installed. While upgrading from
> older texlive release please remove all the texlive packages before the
> upgrade, especially be sure that the /usr/share/texmf directory is
> removed. This is because the famous directory -> symlink upgrade RPM
> bug.
>
> The packaging follows upstream packaging metadata so basically you
> have the same package naming in upstream TeX Live. The fedora one is
> prefixed with the "texlive-*" prefix.
>
> Currently you can use metapackages to install TeX Live:
>
> texlive-scheme-basic
> texlive-scheme-context
> texlive-scheme-full
> texlive-scheme-gust
> texlive-scheme-gutenberg
> texlive-scheme-medium
> texlive-scheme-minimal
> texlive-scheme-omega
> texlive-scheme-tetex
> texlive-scheme-xml
>
> By default when you install TeX Live by "yum install texlive" the
> scheme-basic is pulled in.
>
> You can install collections as well, there are 84 of them, list is here:
> http://jnovy.fedorapeople.org/texlive/collections
>
> You can install the individual packages as well, complete list is here:
> http://jnovy.fedorapeople.org/texlive/pkgs
>
> For more information you can see the Feature page here:
> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/TeXLive
>
> I've put a lot of effort to reduce the total amount from ~4000 to the
> current ~1600 source RPMs that need to be reviewed and imported into
> Fedora. This is not an easy task but considering that all (except
> the main one) of them are automatically generated it could be
> possible.
>
> Note that it is in testing state so (many) bugs could occur. There are
> possible clashes with applications packaged separately (such as
> dvipdfmx, etc.) so we may want to discuss these conflicts with
> respective fedora package maintainers to fix them. In case you are a
> maintainer of such package please send me an email to jnovy redhat com
> so that we can sort it out on the TeX Live side (packages maintained
> separately are preferred).
>
> Thanks,
> Jindrich

This is what I get after yum update

Error: Missing Dependency: tetex >= 3.0 is needed by package 
jadetex-3.13-5.fc11.noarch (installed)
Error: Missing Dependency: tetex-latex >= 3.0 is needed by package 
jadetex-3.13-5.fc11.noarch (installed)
Error: Missing Dependency: tetex is needed by package texinfo-
tex-4.13a-2.fc11.i586 (installed)
Error: Missing Dependency: tetex-dvips is needed by package docbook-utils-
pdf-0.6.14-16.fc11.noarch (installed)
Error: Missing Dependency: libkpathsea.so.4 is needed by package 
dvipdfm-0.13.2d-40.fc11.i586 (installed)
Error: Missing Dependency: tetex-latex is needed by package 
a2ps-4.14-8.fc11.i586 (installed)
Error: Missing Dependency: tetex-dvips is needed by package 
a2ps-4.14-8.fc11.i586 (installed)
Error: Missing Dependency: libkpathsea.so.4 is needed by package evince-
dvi-2.26.2-1.fc11.i586 (installed)
Error: Missing Dependency: tetex-latex is needed by package R-
devel-2.9.0-2.fc11.i586 (installed)
Error: Missing Dependency: tetex-fonts is needed by package 
a2ps-4.14-8.fc11.i586 (installed)

A missing Provides?
-- 
José Abílio


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