Re: Bug#269828: tetex-base: Provide script to purge old map files
Frank Küster <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> - Don't accept this if you want to keep using an existing fmtutil.cnf.
>> - Then you have to modify /etc/texmf/fmtutil.cnf manually.
>> - REMARK: Installation of some TeX-related packages will fail in this case.
>> + .
>> + If you need to keep an existing fmtutil.cnf then you may refuse this
>> + option and maintain /etc/texmf/fmtutil.cnf manually. However,
>> + installation of some TeX-related packages will fail unless you accept
>> + this option.
> you changed "keep using" (first - line) to "keep" (first + line). But in
> fact the old file is not removed (just renamed). Therefore it will be
> _kept_ anyway, it will just become unused.
> Is it okay that I just add the "using" again, or does that sound
> strange? BTW, the same applies to the next template.
I think that it would be fine to add using again. Sorry for the
> Later on:
>> -_Description: Name change of files in /etc/texmf/texmf.d/
>> - texmf.cnf has previously been generated by update-texmf from all files
>> - in /etc/texmf/texmf.d/. Now update-texmf is changed and only reads
>> +_Description: Files in /etc/texmf/texmf.d/ must be renamed.
>> + texmf.cnf was previously generated by update-texmf from files
>> + in /etc/texmf/texmf.d/. Now update-texmf only reads
>> files with extension '.cnf'
> Here I think you changed the meaning of the long description. The point
> is that previously *all* files were used, now only files with the right
> extension are used. But it is still true that "texmf is generated from
> files in ...". Why did you remove the "all"?
It didnt seem to be necessary. On second thoughts you are right to
emphasise that all files used to be used, so keep the all!