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Re: texmf.cnf again

On Tue, 10 Jun 2003 17:56:38 +0200, Marcelo E Magallon <mmagallo@debian.org> said: 

> On Tue, Jun 10, 2003 at 10:11:10AM -0500, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
>> > - 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.

>  Ok, you *are* being purposely obtuse.  Who said anything about
>  *options*?  It's the three things _together_.

     If you use  only /etc/texmf/texmf.cnf (instead of
 /etc/texmf/texmf.d/...) you do not need ucf. If you use ucf, you
 could use either a single file, or the .d dir and construct the
 current file at instasll time. 

 Indeed, there are so many combinatrions given the three items you
 mentioned, that it is more reasonable to treat the first two as
 independent options, and select any combination to arrive at the

Support Mental Health.  Or I'll kill you.
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