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Re: Upstream vs packaged texlive


On 14 June 2013 00:24, Jonathan Marsden <jmarsden@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Oh, nice :)  Have you started down the path to getting them into the
> precise-backports repository, following the info at
>   https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuBackports

That's not possible. First, backported packages still can't depend on
other backported packages (there's an old bug requesting that).

Then you'd have to test all the reverse dependencies (packages that
build against texlive) to make sure they still work and there are a
very large number of those.