On Wed, 2013-09-04 at 10:57 +0900, Norbert Preining wrote: > On Di, 03 Sep 2013, Peter Samuelson wrote: > > texlive-lang-european? It doesn't look like it to me (no Breaks or > > Conflicts), but I haven't actually tried it. > > conflicts there are, texlive-base conflicts with all the old packages. > > TL2013 made big changes to the naming of packages. If I go down > the road you suggest I have to introduce about 30 transitional > packages ... > > Simple answer: No. > > If someone wants to, I am fine to hand over the maintainance of TL > to those who think they can handle it. > > I will not carry 30+ transitional packages. How much do those packages weigh, Norbert? Are TeX transitional packages particularly heavy? I really don't know why you think TeX is exempt from the usual requirements to support clean upgrades between Debian releases. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings If you seem to know what you are doing, you'll be given more to do.
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