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Re: [opensuse-factory] Today I wanted to install package asciidoc and...
Am 17.03.19 um 10:02 schrieb Jan Engelhardt:

On Sunday 2019-03-17 02:30, Carl Symons wrote:
On 3/16/19 5:15 PM, Michael Pujos wrote:
...is that reasonable ? :

The 2250 packages/998 MB come from asciidoc.spec:Recommends:dblatex.
The most minimal dblatex/texlive setup is around 144 packages;
the rest likely comes from Recommends between different texlive- subpackages.

Maybe replacing these crazy recommends with a few carefully curated
metapackages that require specific texlive subpackages would be a solution.

Or going back to a more monolithic texlive packaging (that would also
trim the metadata madness that the texlive split has created)
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