Re: Problems with TeX!
>>>>> "Richard" == Richard Kaszeta <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> For what it's worth, I've not had any problems with Debian's TeX;
>> if it ain't broke, don't fix it... What advantages does NTeX have
>> over ours these days?
Richard> Well, with teTeX the primary advantage here is that on all
Richard> the platforms here (Debian, SGI, Solaris, SunOS) TeX and
Richard> friends behave *identically*, with a centralized file base
Richard> and font sharing.
Richard> As an aside, since my TeX comes from teTeX and not the debian
Richard> packages, is there any simple way to fake out dpkg (so I
Richard> don't have to --force dpkg when a package depends on tex) to
Richard> think I have tex installed?
The ``proper'' solution is to debianise teTeX. For the time being,
how about making an empty local package, say fake-latex, which
Billy C.-M. Chow <email@example.com>
Department of Systems Engineering
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
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