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