[Piuparts-devel] packages leaving /usr/local/share/texmf/ls-R behind

Holger Levsen holger at layer-acht.org
Thu Jan 5 13:52:38 UTC 2012


On Donnerstag, 5. Januar 2012, Andreas Beckmann wrote:
> I tracked this down to a mktexlsr call in the (manually created)
> postinst script. Packages that use dh_installtex generate different
> postinst code that calls mktexlsr with a list of directories (excluding
> /usr/local) and therefore do not leave this file behind.
> I see two possibilities to fix this:
> * let texlive-binaries (ships mktexlsr) remove
>     /usr/local/share/texmf/ls-R
> * mass-bug-filing and recommend to switch to dh_installtex instead of
>   running mktexlsr manually

maybe both is in order? I do prefer option 2.) but that takes longer. 

How many packages are affected?

Also, installing packaging should^wmust not create anything in /usr/local.


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