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CTAN update: texlive-dummy-opensuse

Date: May 26, 2018 5:44:34 PM CEST
Rolf Niepraschk submitted an update to the texlive-dummy-opensuse package. Version number: 2018.9999-1 License type: lppl1.3 Summary description: Dummy TeX Live RPM for use with Open SUSE Announcement text:
Version for TeX Live 2018
The package's Catalogue entry can be viewed at http://www.ctan.org/pkg/texlive-dummy-opensuse The package's files themselves can be inspected at http://mirror.ctan.org/support/texlive/texlive-dummy/openSUSE
Thanks for the upload. For the CTAN Team Erik Braun
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texlive-dummy-opensuse – Dummy Live RPM for use with Open SUSE

The package solves a problem relating to use of Live under a Linux distribution: Linux distributions typically require by default, but only distribute a rather out-of-date version. So, by default, the user who wants to use current Live has to undertake “dirty tricks” to override the default Linux .

The solution is to declare that is already installed; a later installation of Live will therefore have no problem running on the system. The present package solves the problem for openSUSE Linux distributions.

Packagetexlive-dummy-opensuse
Version2021.9999-2 2021-04-06
MaintainerRolf Niepraschk

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