texlive: A comprehensive TeX system


TeX Live is an easy way to get up and running with the TeX document production system. It provides a comprehensive TeX system with binaries for most flavors of Unix, including GNU/Linux, and also Windows. It includes all the major TeX-related programs, macro packages, and fonts that are free software, including support for many languages around the world.

This package installs all texlive packages required to build Sage. If necessary, texlive itself is installed.


Various FSF-approved free software licenses. See https://www.tug.org/texlive/copying.html for details.

Upstream Contact

Home page: https://www.tug.org/texlive


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Special Update/Build Instructions

This package requires internet access to download texlive packages for the TeX mirrors.



Version Information

Equivalent System Packages

macports: install the following packages: texlive See https://repology.org/project/texlive/versions

However, these system packages will not be used for building Sage because spkg-configure.m4 has not been written for this package; see https://trac.sagemath.org/ticket/27330