Bug#388115: tetex-base: postinst fails, can not upgrade
On Wed, Sep 20, 2006 at 11:56:05AM +0200, Ralf Stubner wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 20, 2006 at 11:00 +0200, Hilmar Preusse wrote:
> > Relevant log message seems to be:
> > (/usr/share/texmf-tetex/tex/latex/base/latex.ltx
> > ! LaTeX must be made using an initex with no format preloaded.
> > l.78 ... using an initex with no format preloaded}
> This happens after fmtutil calls
> etex -ini -jobname=jadetex -progname=jadetex &latex jadetex.ini
> This *looks* as if 'jadetex.ini' has been updated to the new form, while
> the fmtutil.cnf snippets have not. Either because these are conffiles
> and the local admins did not accept the change (not a bug), or because
> the most recent jadetex upload missed that change (jadetex bug).
Here, I had a 40jadetex.cnf.dpkg-new in /etc/texmf/fmt.d, that was not
yet renamed to 40jadetex.cnf because the new jadetex (3.13-7) had not
been configured. It could not be configured because it depends on
tetex-extra, which was not configured because tetex-base was not
running dpkg --force-depends --configure jadetex solved the problem for
> However, Frans and Sean, please answer these questions:
> > The other errors just seems to be subsequent.
> > 1. Which version of jadetex package do you use?
> > 2. What gives you "ls -l /etc/texmf/fmt.d"?
> > 3. Please send us files containing "jade" in its names.
> Then I can stop guessing ...
> BTW, did anybody see the original bug report via the mailing list?
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