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Re: causes for this?

Peter Green schriebst am 25. Jun um 00:56 Uhr:
> On 24/06/18 14:44, Alan Corey wrote:
> > Yeah, texlive is like 1 GB.  I used it once about 10 years ago but I have it on every Debian or Raspbian machine. I wish there was more flexibility in dependencies somehow.
> The large size is caused by a couple of factors.

Motivated by your Q&A, I examined the tex* packages installed on my stable
system with aptitude. I didn't find any hard dependency to other packages,
but a lot of cyclic ones. Short minded as ever, I d'd them, ending up with
869 MB less disk space use. Reads:

Die folgenden Pakete werden ENTFERNT:
  dot2tex prerex preview-latex-style prosper texlive-latex-base
  texlive-latex-base-doc texlive-latex-extra texlive-latex-extra-doc
  texlive-latex-recommended texlive-latex-recommended-doc texlive-pictures
  texlive-pictures-doc texlive-pstricks texlive-xetex texworks
  texworks-scripting-lua{a} texworks-scripting-python{a} tipa vprerex


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