[NTG-context] greek again

Martin Schröder martin at oneiros.de
Sat Jul 26 15:05:01 CEST 2008


2008/7/25 Charles P. Schaum <verbo.solo at sbcglobal.net>:
> Well, I can only say this: My best experiences for "out of the box"
> functionality are from Ubuntu. Like Debian, they have taken TeXlive and
> broken it up into a number of packages to allow for some installation

Ahm - has Ubuntu done anything or are they just using the wonderful
Debian packages?

> I like FreeBSD, but its ports system does not seem to have the same
> philosophy as TeXlive, or there are just too few working on it there. I
> mean, if Debian can do it, why don't the clever duckies just look at a
> few build scripts... So there you either have to use the prebuilt
> FreeBSD binaries and install it yourself or build it from source, which
> I rather like to do anyway. I haven't tried on the other BSD's.

OpenBSD has a very good TL port; AFAIK the other BSDs are catching up.

Best
   Martin


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