Bug#1647: dpkg can present incorrect info for virtual packages.
Some time ago, in response to Bug#1647, I wrote:
> Bill Mitchell writes:
> > I haven't seen this show up on debian-devel. I think Ian J. has
> > closed this bug report. Perhops the buglist doesn't forward
> > comments regarding closed bugreports to the list. Anyhow,
> > here it is.
> I've seen it show up on debian-devel, and I've followed up to it.
> I meant to close the bug report, but didn't do so. I'm not doing so
> now because it's not clear that there isn't an infelicity in the TeX
> packages' conflicts/dependencies.
Bill: can you see whether the original problem is still there ?
I'm going to reassign this bug to the texbin package in the meantime,
as I don't think there's a problem with dpkg here.