[Slackbuilds-users] TeX Live 2014
rworkman at slackbuilds.org
Tue Jun 17 04:47:20 UTC 2014
On Tue, 17 Jun 2014 12:32:56 +0800
Grissiom <chaos.proton at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 17, 2014 at 9:07 AM, Robby Workman <robby at rlworkman.net>
> > TeX Live 2014 has been released and I've found a bit of time to
> > do some preliminary testing, but before I upload it to SBo, I'd
> > like some more extensive testing from users. If some of you TeX
> > users would be so kind as to pull this and build it and then
> > test some of your .tex files to ensure that everything works as
> > expected, I'd greatly appreciate it.
> > http://rlworkman.net/pkgs/sources/14.1/texlive-2014/
> > rsync://rlworkman.net/rworkman/sources/14.1/texlive-2014/
> What is the difference between the texlive-texmf-20140525.tar.xz
> located in your mirror and the official
> texlive-20140525-texmf.tar.xz ?
> I notice that the upstream texmf is 1.7GB and the Robby's one is just
> 544MB. So what did you strip out?
Quite a bit. It's been updated slightly for 2014, but here's the
It essentially takes out all of the docs and source stuff but
leaves the full texmf content. It could almost surely be stripped
down quite a bit more and still make a mostly-fully-functional
texlive package, but not being terribly familiar with exactly
what qualifies as necessary, I went this route (it's the same
approach I used with 2013).
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