Bug#238193: use debconf to manage permissions of ls-r not high-priority question
Pretend that I'm a new user of TeX. I install TeX as a build
dependency of some package I want to build. (The second part is true;
I'm actually fairly familiar with Tex, but not everyone in the world
I'm prompted with the following:
The metafont program can store fonts generated by users running xdvi, dvips,
etc. so they need not be re-generated repeatedly. They are stored in
/var/lib/texmf and /var/cache/fonts, with "ls-R" file lists showing where the
font files are stored.
Accepting this option will allow you to easily manage the permissions of those
ls-R files using debconf.
:-! Use debconf to manage permissions of ls-R files?
That's completely unacceptable to present as a high priority question
to a new user. IT has an obvious default (yes) and tetex-bin is a
dependency of enough stuff that it should not ask questions during a