Bug#328749: [xml/sgml-pkgs] Bug#328749: package installation fails with teTeX 3.0

Frank Küster frank at debian.org
Mon Nov 7 09:19:24 UTC 2005

Ardo van Rangelrooij <ardo at debian.org> wrote:

> I'm done with all the fixes but when installing I'm getting the following
> message:
>     Warning: fmtutil is being run as root; fmtutil-sys should probably be
>     used instead.  If this is done by a Debian package upon installation,
>     upgrade, or removal, please file a bug against that package.
> How do we handle this?

This is exactly the warning about the backward compatibility hack that
we introduced.  Just ignore it for the time being, but keep in mind that
as soon as tetex-3.0 enters testing, you should switch from fmtutil to

Regards, Frank
Frank Küster
Inst. f. Biochemie der Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer

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