[Mageia-dev] texlive-texmf huge file

andre999 andr55 at laposte.net
Sun Mar 20 11:10:47 CET 2011

Dexter Morgan a écrit :
> On Sat, Mar 19, 2011 at 12:39 PM, andre999<andr55 at laposte.net>  wrote:
>> 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.)
>> --
>> André
> i am working on splitting this package but this take time.

Thanks.  Didn't mean to sound negative, but it was a bit of a shock for 
an update to a module of 910k (in Mandriva).
Take your time :)


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