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Re: Upgrade procedure for tetex

'Chow Chi-Ming wrote:'
>Chris> For example, if lyx depends on latex.  Unless tetex provides
>Chris> latex, removing latex will fail due to it being required by
>Chris> lyx.  Am I missing something?
>This means once a package is released, other packages may depend on it
>and therefore a replacement package has to carry the old package name
>forever.  Doesn't sound too good to me.

It's a small amount of baggage for the benefit of smoother upgrades.

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