Re: ntex with Debian?
On Thu, 14 Mar 1996, Buddha Buck wrote:
> Mark Philips (firstname.lastname@example.org) writes:
> > Are there any problems with mixing non-debian software with a debian
> > system?
> Not really. The recommended procedure would be to place it under
> /usr/local, and not in the non-local directory structure.
> > For example, if I moved to debian, I would want to keep using the ntex
> > distribution of tex which I am very happy with, but to my knowledge, it
> > is not a debian package. Would there be any problem with doing this?
> I don't think so, as long as ntex will happily live in /usr/local.
> Debian does have a TeX distribution which I at least have been very
> happy with. What are the differences/advantages of ntex?
The only real difference that I have come across is the fact that the
eplain macro package is missing from the debian distribution.
ps. I currently use the teTeX distribution rather than ntex.