[Mageia-dev] texlive-texmf huge file

genomega genomega at earthlink.net
Sat Mar 19 17:24:13 CET 2011

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>From: andre999 <andr55 at laposte.net>
>Sent: Mar 19, 2011 6:39 AM
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>Subject: Re: [Mageia-dev] texlive-texmf huge file
>Thomas Spuhler a écrit :
>> We are now using texlive and a require is texlive-texmf a 293 Mb download.
>> Is there any way to get around this. This package is not available to folks
>> that still have a dial-up connection. It takes 30 minutes on a dsl connection.
>> If I use dist-coffee, it will take 90 minutes.
>There is an update of an optional gedit module which I use that added 
>that ridiculus requirement.  (So I have to keep remembering to avoid 
>that update.)
>I'd really like to ban that package.
>(Unless you really want typesetting, that is.)


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