[Slackbuilds-users] Tex Live 2014 - Update / Part 2

Benjamin Trigona-Harany slackbuilds at jaxartes.net
Fri Jun 27 22:09:59 UTC 2014

On June 27, 2014 16:23:17 Robby Workman wrote:
> On Thu, 19 Jun 2014 10:04:12 -0700
> Benjamin Trigona-Harany <slackbuilds at jaxartes.net> wrote:
> > This new version removes the following bits and pieces that I used:
> > bidi, footmisc, parallel and csquotes. Not sure if any of these would
> > be considered essential.
> It seems that csquotes is popular, and some of these others look like
> they'd be generally useful.  However, they'll of course require lots
> more size added unless I add single font packages, and that seems a
> bit too "pick and choose" for my tastes.
> If any of these (or the others mentioned by other people) are in the
> Slackware tetex package, then I think that's grounds for addition.
> Otherwise, would it be acceptable to you if the missing bits are
> easily available in a separate build on SBo?
> On a related note, what's the general preference on that?
> A single large package containing everything else, or multiple
> packages that provide more specific subsets of functionality?

Personally, I'd prefer the more modular approach with a just core set of 
functionality in the texlive SlackBuild and then having separate scripts for 
the extras.


More information about the SlackBuilds-users mailing list