[Slackbuilds-users] TeX Live 2013

Robby Workman rworkman at slackbuilds.org
Mon Nov 11 14:15:04 UTC 2013

On Sun, 10 Nov 2013 19:52:17 +0000
David Spencer <baildon.research at googlemail.com> wrote:

> Well I just rebuilt "The Book That Ruined My Health".  It's a 138 page
> archaeology text, prepared in LyX, with complex tables and tricky
> figure layout, biblatex bibliography and index, and ERT that kept
> several coffee plantations in good business.  The pdf (Luatex
> generated) is 501.8Mb.  I never never ever wanted to touch it again,
> but what the hell...
> No errors.  Looks the same.  All good :D
> So thanks Robby, your texlive-2012 build saw this book flawlessly
> through from first draft to a sold-out print run (though with a few
> upstream wrinkles - amongst others I vaguely remember a biblatex
> problem like the one Ben reports).  Latex has its own complex
> archaeological stratigraphy, and all anybody can do is just drop in a
> few test pits at random.  But my random test says your 2013 build is
> just as good as 2012 was, fwiw.

Yay, good to hear.  As I told dive, Heinz (pprkut) did a bit more
touchup work on the build script to not require tetex at all during
build, so it will be even better soon :-)

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