[BLFS Trac] #2643: New package: Texlive 2008

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Wed Nov 26 17:02:58 PST 2008

#2643: New package: Texlive 2008
 Reporter:  willimm  |       Owner:  blfs-book at linuxfromscratch.org
     Type:  task     |      Status:  new                           
 Priority:  normal   |   Milestone:  6.4                           
Component:  BOOK     |     Version:  SVN                           
 Severity:  normal   |    Keywords:                                
 To replace the obselete tetex package, we need to to use Texlive.

 Some things:

  * There are 4 tarballs, src, texmf, bin, and extra. They are all
 compressed with LZMA, so, for that, LZMA needs to be in the book.
  * There is a shell script that takes care of configure and make for you:
  * It comes with it's own versions of things, like texinfo, lzma, etc...
 We need to disable these for a cleaner build.
  * xindy needs Clisp and libffcall, two things not in the book.
  * Fontconfig needs to be there for xtetex.
  * X11 is needed for a few utils.

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