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Re: texmf.cnf again

On Mon, 9 Jun 2003 23:16:50 +0200, Marcelo E Magallon <mmagallo@debian.org> said: 

> On Mon, Jun 09, 2003 at 02:01:11PM -0500, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
>> This actually is something I would consider an important bug
>> -- when the maintainer holds the users up to hostage as to either
>> accept the maintainers control over the configuration file (in
>> violation of Debian policy), or be relegated to a ghetto where no
>> upstream change is ever shown to the user.

>  After reading between the lines... how exactly do you picture these
>  packages (tetex & Co.) achieving this:

> - Use ucf to avoid pushing users to the ghetto
> - Use only /etc/texmf/texmf.cnf (instead of /etc/texmf/texmf.d/...)
> - Conform to policy

	The last is not, in my opinion, an option. TeTeX must conform
 to policy. Whether  the maintainers use option 1 or 2 is up to them,
 I am not here to micromanage the package.

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