Package Details: texlive-installer 2019-1

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Package Base: texlive-installer
Description: This packages provides the installer of texlive. It also tricks Arch into thinking it has its texlive packages installed.
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Licenses: GPL
Provides: texlive-bibtexextra, texlive-bin, texlive-core, texlive-fontsextra, texlive-formatsextra=2019, texlive-formatsextra, texlive-games, texlive-htmlxml, texlive-humanities, texlive-langchinese, texlive-langcyrillic, texlive-langextra, texlive-langgreek, texlive-langjapanese, texlive-langkorean, texlive-latexextra, texlive-music, texlive-pictures, texlive-pstricks, texlive-publishers, texlive-science
Submitter: zhou13
Maintainer: zhou13
Last Packager: zhou13
Votes: 7
Popularity: 1.71
First Submitted: 2018-06-09 23:11
Last Updated: 2019-11-10 06:52

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zhou13 commented on 2019-12-21 04:54

Hi vorbote, Could you elaborate what conflict you have and which package causes you trouble with "texlive-formatsextra=2019"?

I still remember the first time when I try to install emacs-git with AUR helpers, so I probably won't support optional flags (I need to fork emacs26-git in order to install it with yay at that time). I am pretty sure texlive-htmlxml is necessary, otherwise, community/dblatex will complain, even it is provided by texlive-formatsextra.

vorbote commented on 2019-12-14 13:08

My apologies for getting back to you so late, I forgot to enable notifications.

Yes, I had some conflicts with the installed tools and the texlive upstream. Perhaps you could use an optional flag in your PKGBUILD? Take a look at emacs-git, that I maintain. Don't take it as an example, I went overboard.

BTW, texlive-formatsextra=2019 doesn't work as the version string is incomplete, make it <= or >= and it works. Also, texlive-htmlxml is provided by texlive-formatsextra and thus is a duplicate.

zhou13 commented on 2019-11-29 05:05

Hi vorbote, I am not sure if this is a good idea. Some people might still want to use the tools from the official repository while having the texlive-installer installed. Have you encounterred any messy problems?

vorbote commented on 2019-11-27 20:04

Hi, would you mind adding

replaces=('texlive-bin' 'texlive-htmlxml' 'texlive-formatsextra=2019' $(pacman -Sgq texlive-most texlive-lang))

else, it becomes very messy if you already have installed texlive from extra.

haawda commented on 2018-11-18 04:30

I think you should remove the "conflicts" line. The "provides" line is enough to fulfill the purpose to fake about the existence of the official packages.

zhou13 commented on 2018-11-08 22:36

Thanks for pointing that out. Fixed.

nopreserveroot commented on 2018-11-05 13:50

Hi, community/dblatex still depends on texlive-htmlxml (and community/notion makedepends on it), which is normally provided by texlive-formatsextra. Would you mind adding it to your conflicts and provides?