[xml/sgml-pkgs] Bug#328749: package installation fails with teTeX
Ardo van Rangelrooij
ardo at debian.org
Sat Nov 5 17:01:09 UTC 2005
Frank K??ster (frank at kuesterei.ch) wrote:
> Ardo van Rangelrooij <ardo at debian.org> wrote:
> > Frank K??ster (frank at kuesterei.ch) wrote:
> >> Frank K?ster <frank at kuesterei.ch> wrote:
> >> > tags 328749 patch
> >> > thanks
> >> >
> >> > Hilmar Preusse <hille42 at web.de> wrote:
> >> >
> >> >> Your package fails to install, when one has teTeX 3.0 from
> >> >> experimental installed:
> >> >
> >> > Now that teTeX 3.0 is in unstable, this bug is RC. Here is a patch, for
> >> > explanations please see the Debian TeX Policy in the tex-common package,
> >> > or ask on debian-tetex-maint. Will you be able to do the upload soon?
> >> I can NMU this package - or rather I will NMU it; with a 3-day delay if
> >> you don't answer, and without delay if you give me your okay. I'll use
> >> the patch already supplied, just the changelog entry will be adjusted
> >> and close #336666, too.
> > Hi,
> > I'll take care of of both bugs.
> That's very good. Regarding my patch, I thought about it and there is
> one change I would rather revert: The change from calling fmtutil to
> fmtutil-sys. We have temporarily introduced a backward-compatibility
> hack, so that fmtutil will continue to work for a while. On the other
> hand, fmtutil-sys is not available in the teTeX version in testing.
> I suggest to stay with plain fmtutil, let xmltex (and all other packages
> that needed fixes for teTeX-3.0) migrate to testing, and then I'll
> remove tetex-base's dummy bug and let itself go into testing.
Ok, I'll patch the patch.
Ardo van Rangelrooij Debian XML/SGML Group
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