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Re: Tex and metafont

Dale Scheetz writes:
>I have been playing with lyx lately, so I thought it would be a good idea
>to install latex (lyx uses it). Well latex needs tex which among other
>things declares a dependance on metafont. I can find no metafont package.
>I assume it is a virtual package? Which *real* packages provide metafont?
Perhaps a few rearrangements should be made on these packages.
Perhaps no dependencies should be made by the tightly connected
tex and mf packages, it might be better that they depend on the
real name package - names: mfbin mflib texbin texlib etc.


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