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Re: Upstream vs packaged texlive


On 06/13/2013 09:50 AM, Jeremy Bicha wrote:

> On 12 June 2013 12:32, Jonathan Marsden <jmarsden@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>> Correct.  Well, 12.04 users could try backporting the 13.04 texlive
>> source packages instead.  It could work, but seems more effort than it
>> is worth at this point :)

> Already done: https://launchpad.net/~texlive-backports/+archive/ppa
> It shouldn't need much maintenance at this point but if somebody with
> PPA experience wants to take over maintainership, let me know.

Oh, nice :)  Have you started down the path to getting them into the
precise-backports repository, following the info at



Hmmm, this means I could enhance my setup script to add that PPA and
grab the backported packages, if it is run on 12.04... I might give that
a go...


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