Unwanted texlive invasion

Ken Brown kbrown@cornell.edu
Mon Aug 3 16:39:00 GMT 2015

On 8/3/2015 12:00 PM, steppnav wrote:
> I'm attempting to remove texlive because it's existence makes it impossible
> to completely remove X Windows components.  I've manually ensured that all
> things dependent on it have been marked for uninstall.  It ends up in a
> catch 22 style circular, self-reference problem.  I don't know what
> percentage of cygwinidos use teX stuff, but it MUST be a serious minority.
> Could someone come up with a solvent for this teXSuperGlue?

Maybe you have an obsolete package installed that requires texlive.  Try 
unchecking the "Hide obsolete packages" box.


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