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Re: Bug#265743: debian-reference: FTBFS: tetex-bin changes?

reassign 265743 debian-reference

On Mon, Aug 16, 2004 at 02:03:23PM +0200, Frank Küster wrote:
> In my opinion, the way debian-reference (and others?) worked around
> tetex's poor language handling is plainly wrong. 

Hmmm... Interesting.  Come to think of it, our old workaround may need
to be removed.  I applied Koda-san's patch and it worked like a charm.
I will upload updated package with this patch.  So far it is building

> As far as I understand it, you want to generate pdf's in various
> languages and need hyphenation enabled for each of them. Because of
> teTeX's previously poor handling of languages, you enabled them in a
> local format file you created during package build, right?
> - First of all, this is no longer needed. In a noninteractive or
>   hit-ENTER-always install, you get a language.dat with patterns enabled
>   for all available languages.

You are right.   I will fix it post-sarge.

> - Instead of making a workaround in the package (namely, building a
>   local format file), you should have complained with the teTeX
>   maintainers earlier. Then we would probably have come up with the
>   "default-all" solution earlier.

I will note this.  (I was not smart enough to do this though...)

> And, more importantly, do the problems still occur with
> tetex-bin_2.0.2-18? 

As reported, error occured in tetex-bin_2.0.2-18.  I was OK with -17.



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