f8 tetex-install install

Michael A. Peters mpeters at mac.com
Mon Feb 11 05:55:16 UTC 2008

François Patte wrote:
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> Bonsoir,
> just a stupid question for a stupid problem: why while you install
> tetex, install script does not install tetex-xdvi package?
> Lost some times to find out why I could not use dvi viewer with latex.... 
A lot of people don't use xdvi - but use pslatex or pdflatex - and tetex 
is installed on a lot of servers that don't want the gui dependencies of 
tetex-xdvi installed. At least that's what I suspect.

I suspect these days quite a few are using TeXLive instead of teTeX anyway.

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