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Re: Help please: installation of TeTeX on a Debian machine.

>>>>> "Paul" == Paul Seelig <pseelig@goofy.zdv.Uni-Mainz.de> writes:

Paul> ----------------------cut-here---------------------------------------
Paul> You just have to append the following lines to
Paul> "/var/lib/dpkg/status":

I thought the ``provides'' field should contain ONLY the ``agreed''
(discussed in debian-devel) virtual package names.  Does dpkg work if
the virtual package names are not official?

Paul> Maybe somebody else has already developed a fine wrapper script
Paul> for an installation of the teTeX binary distribution without
Paul> dangerful messing around with system files?

I think unlike netscape, most of teTeX should be free and therefore
don't need a wrapper package a la netscape.

Billy C.-M. Chow <cmchow@se.cuhk.edu.hk>
Department of Systems Engineering       
The Chinese University of Hong Kong    

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