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Re: [opensuse-factory] Today I wanted to install package asciidoc and...
Am 17.03.19 um 12:23 schrieb Jan Engelhardt:

texlive OTOH feels more like a programming language where components should be
installed on a strictly is-needed basis only. No doubt some genius has
put a dynamic "is-available(extra-module)" check in some tex file, necessiting
Recommends :-(
What would help though (from a user's perspective) if the essential pieces
would come from < 5 packages. Like the glibc-devel package already comes with
pthread.h - even if not needed by everyone.

It's actually not super hard to do - as the texlive specs are generated, but it
takes time, so if there are volunteers...

Greetings, Stephan

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