New on CTAN: texlive-dummy-enterprise-linux-7

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Sat Oct 18 08:10:10 CEST 2014

Bob Tennent submitted the



Version date:  2014-10-16
License type: lppl1.3

Summary description: Dummy texlive RPM for use with RHEL 7 and
                     derived distributions

Announcement text:

  The texlive packages available for RHEL-7 (and derived
  distributions such as CentOS-7) are relatively old (2012)
  and seriously incomplete. Although it is possible to
  remove the native texlive packages and install a more
  recent complete TeXLive distribution, any attempt to
  install packages that depend on texlive resources (such
  as a2ps, latex2html, lyx, etc.) will normally trigger the
  re-installation of the obsolete native packages. This is
  inefficient and the redundant packages can interfere with
  the TeXLive resources.

  This package contains a "dummy" rpm which is intended
  to satisfy any dependencies on texlive resources,
  allowing packages like a2ps, latex2html, lyx, etc. to be
  installed without using --nodeps and without triggering
  re-installation of texlive rpms. All native texlive packages
  will be removed when the texlive-dummy package is installed.


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   Thanks for the upload.

     For the CTAN Team
    Petra RĂ¼be-Pugliese

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