[tex-live] TeX Live versus teTeX

Zdenek Wagner wagner at cesnet.cz
Thu Jan 12 10:30:23 CET 2006

On Wed, 11 Jan 2006, Sebastian Rahtz wrote:

> How do you decide? depends on what you want a TeX
> setup for. teTeX will be perfect for the vast majority
> of mainstream users. TL will be a better starting point
> if you intend to maintain a complete setup for a very wide
> variety of users.
One more comment: if you need just a few "exotic" packages according to
distribution for mainstream users, you most probably find them on TL and
just install. You will hardly find such a package as .rpm or .deb for
teTeX, you will have to add it manually.

Zdenek Wagner
e-mail: wagner at cesnet.cz

see also http://hroch486.icpf.cas.cz/wagner/

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