Re: Request for "beta testers" for latex-cjk
frank> > 1. I have several subpackages, so each has its own directory in
frank> > /usr/share/doc/. I wish to centralize all docs, example files the
frank> > changelog and the copyright file all in one single directory, id
frank> > est /usr/share/doc/latex-cjk/. (Those package from the latex-cjk
frank> > source of course, not the extra Japanese and Korean font packages,
frank> > since they use a different source each.)
frank> > Do I just have to install them manually (put them in a .install
frank> > instead of in a .docs file)? And what about the changelog and
frank> > copyright files? They use the same source anyway.
frank> I would simply create symlinks /usr/share/doc/otherpackage -> latex-cjk
frank> and call dh_installdocs (etc.) only for the "main" package. Just make
frank> sure that all of them indeed depend on latex-cjk...
Thanks for the tip. Saves a few kilobytes on the HD. :D
frank> > 4. This package uses CJK version 4.5.1, along with extra CVS patches
frank> > up to 2003-03-18 (I accidentally put 0.20030319 in the
frank> > versioning). The current upstream version has been upped to 4.6.0,
frank> > but since a lot of changes have happened, especially concerning the
frank> > creation of TeX fonts and vertical writing, and because of the
frank> > dependency on fontinst 1.918 (only available in teTeX3), I will
frank> > need some more time to get 4.6.0 working.
frank> You probably know that teTeX 3 is in experimental? I hope to bring it
frank> into unstable soon.
Yup! Is Debian/teTeX3 working as far as the font mechanism is
concerned? And how long before you think you can unleash teTeX3 in
the unstable branch? Because if it's within a month or so, then
there's no need for me to ask my sponsor to upload the teTeX2
dependant package now.