Re: Checking for old tex packages .....
Martin Schulze writes:
> It's very annoying to have tetex-base check for old tex packages on a
> brandnew system. Could this be avoided? pre- and postinst scripts
> get arguments like `upgrade from to' and the like.
How do you want to check whether it is a brandnew system? Yes you get
arguments like these, but only if you upgrade from an old tetex
package, not when replacing old tex packages. This is a problem with
dpkg which can't handle replacements of more than one packages by a
single package. So I have no idea how to change this.
Hopefully in the future we can drop the check, when allmost all
systems have upgraded to at leas 1.3.
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