Hi Hans (and others),
I've been playing with the linuxtex.zip today, and I've noticed
some things that may or may not be interesting to you:
* it would be better to use tar.bz2 archives (instead of zip).
The archive would be quite a bit smaller, and the file permissions
would remain unaltered (so that the exes are actually executable
* the binaries can be stripped to gain some 1.6 megabytes of
compressed size (4 mb uncompressed):
51 files, 3091342 bytes uncompressed, 1473221 bytes compressed
51 files, 7230683 bytes uncompressed, 3068044 bytes compressed
* cm-super is still included, but should be obsolete now thanks
to latin-modern, right?
* likewise for the cs/pl/vnr metrics.
* perhaps this is even true for the CM pfb files?
* the executables that are included are a bit old (pdfetex 1.21a,
* And of course the 64bit version has no executables at all.
Does it make sense for me to (attempt to) clean this up, or would my
changes get lost soon anyway? Perhaps me or someone else can even
start maintaining these files for you (using a project on FP's SVN