Bug#232056: tetex-base: problem generating mf.base after upgrade
> after upgrading tetex-base, I start getting strange messages about
> problems generating font. I finally realised that mf.base
> (/var/lib/texmf/web2c/mf.base) was empty. Running texconfig
> regenerated a fresh one and solved this. So, maybe that the
> install/upgrade procedure should take care of verifying this file is
> not empty ?
This is strange, because it does - at least it should.
Please tell us the output of the following commands on your system:
ls -l /usr/bin/texconfig
ls -l /usr/share/texmf/web2c/fmtutil.cnf
fgrep TEXMFMAIN /usr/share/texmf/web2c/texmf.cnf
fgrep /usr/share/texmf /usr/share/texmf/web2c/texmf.cnf
Are you sure there was enough space on the /var partition when you