Bug#95995: 3rd party information
I use normally tetex-bin installed and tetex-extra removed (after once
installed) for pdftex. This happens to be possible because of
tetex-extra removes no *.fmt files. :) So I think pdftex/pdflatex
depends on tetex-extra no more than normal tex/latex does. Although I
do not use pdflatex, I believe pdftex accepts normal TeX input files and
just produces output in PDF instead of DVI as normal tex does. (As you
see, if an input file requires tetex-extra even normal tex can depend on
Atsuhito Kohda wrote:
If this was true then pdftex/pdflatex would depend essentially
As far as I tested pdflatex with ltnews14 it used uplb8a.pfb
of tetex-extra, but this might be exceptional case...
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Hyper Linux Systems (Hypercore Software Design, Ltd.)