Re: Bug#189370: acknowledged by developer (irrelevant)
* Atsuhito Kohda
> I don't know how you create texmf.cnf but it would be enough
> if you create it in Debian and distribute it to other machines
Jesus. You still haven't got the point. Repeat after me:
"I am *NOT* permitted to make that decision on behalf of the user."
> On the other hands, in Debian which is an association of
> volunteers, a developer can package any DFSG-free TeX components
> or DFSG-free extra fonts packages freely so we need an infra-structure
> which provides dynamic texmf.cnf etc. so that every such extra
> packages can modify texmf.cnf in order that they could be installed and
> work without problem. I believe this is our (tetex-mantainers') duty.
I'm not a TeX user, but why can't you have a /etc/texmf.d/ directory
where the other packages can drop their texmf.cnf fragments (like
logrotate has, for instance), which is then included from the static