TeXLive

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Fri Dec 31 21:51:09 PST 2010


Randy McMurchy wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> Happy New Year!
> 
> I have been working with TeXLive for some time now, and I think I have
> a build that is solid and functional. I will be adding a new page in the
> book for TeXLive after the new year. I also have two simple patches so
> that the TeTeX package can be installed (and functional) for current LFS
> SVN. There is a huge amount of disk space used between the two packages.
> TeXLive will need a huge amount of disk space to build and install (add
> 2.5gb if you use DESTDIR). It could total to 7gb. Ridiculous.
> 
> The JadeTeX package is not needed with the new 2010 version of LiveTeX
> as it is included in the main LiveTex installation. I will leave JadeTeX
> in the book until TeTeX is removed.

Thanks Randy.  Do you have any idea waht is taking up so much space in 
TeXLive?  A new package that takes 500% of the old seems to be poorly 
designed.

   -- Bruce





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