[ITA] transfig: Tools for creating TeX documents with graphics

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Fri Apr 11 07:57:00 GMT 2008

On Apr 10 21:39, Dr. Volker Zell wrote:
> >>>>> Corinna Vinschen writes:
>     > On Apr  8 00:00, Dr. Volker Zell wrote:
>     >> sdesc: "Tools for creating TeX documents with graphics"
>     >> ldesc: "TransFig is a set of tools for creating TeX documents with
>     >> graphics which are portable, in the sense that they can be printed in
>     >> a wide variety of environments."
>     >> category: Graphics
>     >> requires: cygwin libpng12 xorg-x11-bin-dlls bash ghostscript grep netpbm tcsh
>     > Packaging looks good, but... a dependency to tcsh?  How's that?
>     > That looks wrong to me.
> There is a C-shell script in /usr/bin which obviously could use our
> tcsh. I thought the consensus was to specify ALL direct dependencies.
> transfig and fig2dev of course do not need a C shell.

I don't think that any other shell besides bash should be in the
dependencies, except in packages which are explicitely created
for that shell like the bash-completion package.  Anyway, in the
end it's your choice.

I read your mail in the cygwin list, so I don't upload for now.


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