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Re: texmf.cnf again

On Wed, 04 Jun 2003 15:18:35 +0200, Andreas Metzler <ametzler@downhill.at.eu.org> said: 

> Manoj Srivastava <srivasta@debian.org> wrote:
>> On Wed, 4 Jun 2003 08:24:38 +0200, Marcelo E Magallon
>> <mmagallo@debian.org>

>>> My point is that given the way the question is written, its
>>> priority and default answer seem to counter its purpose.
> [...]
>> Given that were the defaults set differently this would be a
>> serious bug, perhaps that says something about the purpose.

> "tex configuration is broken for frontend=noninteractive" isn't
> serious?

	TeX configuration overwrote uhand crafted user config file is
 also a serious bug.

> Can't update-texmf store the information whether
> /etc/texmf/texmf.cnf was generated by it or is user-modified in the
> file itself (for example by keeping an md5sum in the first line) and
> do the right thing(TM)?

	In other words, use ucf?



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