[Starship] Re: [Python-Dev] Re: RELEASED Python 2.3.1

Michael Hudson mwh at python.net
Mon Sep 29 07:00:46 EDT 2003

Greg Ward <gward at python.net> writes:

> On 27 September 2003, Thomas Heller said:
>> I could do it myself if the tools needed to build the docs would be
>> available on the starship. Last time I checked, neither Tex nor
>> latex2html were installed.
>> So, I hereby kindly request: Could the tools to build the Python docs
>> from source please be installed on the starship?
> OK, I'm installing tetex-base and latex2html now.  No guarantees if the
> version of latex2html in Debian testing will actually work, of course.
> ;-)

Somehow this seems to have avoided installing some important
executables -- like, e.g., "latex".  Are there some other packages
that need to be installed too?


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