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Re: please remove passivetex from testing (was: passivetex: destroys local configuration)

Hi Frank, hi Steve!

On Don, 12 Jan 2006, Frank Küster wrote:
> source package or anywhere in Debian (main).  Thus it seems the package
> is not even functional.  

On Don, 12 Jan 2006, Steve Langasek wrote:
> However, gstreamer0.8 has a build-dependency on it, and I think we might
> miss that.  Do you have a solution for gstreamer0.8?

I could do the following: Take the sources from texlive (where
passivetex was excluded due to its existence in debian) and try to fix
the passivetex packages. It shouldn't be too complicated, but probably
would be a complete rewrite of the scripts/rules.

Would this be ok for NMU?

Best wishes


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