Re: Upgrade procedure for tetex
'Brian C. White wrote:'
>> If the consensus is to put tetex in 1.3, then we need to solve the
>It sounds to me like almost all of the problems are in the packaging
>and not bugs in the code itself. Am I correct on this?
I don't know. I don't dare install something as buggy as the current
Moreover, we don't know how many people have braved the install
problems to test the underlying package. I fear the underlying
packaging is relatively untested (it certainly wasn't sufficiently
tested by the maintainers).
>If that is the case, do people feel that this packaging could be
>fixed within the month while bo is frozen?
There is no way to answer this at this point in time. It could take a
week or three months. How can anyone predict? FWIW, If I were the
maintainer it would take more than one month because I don't have that
much spare time. Hopefully our tetex maintainers are unemployed ...
I strongly feel that the current package is totally unacceptable for a
stable release. ...
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