Bug#397717: lmodern: install failed with error message warning: directory /usr/lib/X11/fonts/Type1 does not exist
Norbert Preining <email@example.com> wrote:
> Hi Daniel!
> On Don, 09 Nov 2006, daniel bosold wrote:
>> installing lmodern fails with a twice repeated message of directory '/usr/lib/X11/fonts/Type1' does not exist. the package attempts once more to install but fails.
> Hmm, this is a message of update-fonts-dir, not lmodern.
>> I have removed and attempted to reinstall to no effect. I have the latest X packages (unstable) and have read the message at http://lists.debian.org/debian-tex-maint/2006/10/msg00972.html but changing 'set -e' to 'set -ex' at /var/lib/dpkg/info/lmodern.postinst had no effect.
> No, what is interesting from adding the x is the output. Could you
> provide this, ie the output of
> dpkg-reconfigure -plow lmodern
I'm not sure, but I fear if the package is not configured yet,
dpkg-reconfigure will refuse to work. So it should be
dpkg --configure -a 2>&1 | tee configure.log
and the output is in the file configure.log
Dr. Frank Küster
Single Molecule Spectroscopy, Protein Folding @ Inst. f. Biochemie, Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer (teTeX/TeXLive)