Please remove obsolete preview-latex package (was: preview-latex: fails to install)
reassign 392863 ftp.debian.org
retitle 392863 Please remove obsolete preview-latex package
Frank Küster <email@example.com> wrote:
> Hi Makoto, hi Davide,
> Bill Allombert <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> Package: preview-latex
>> Version: 0.9.1-4
>> Severity: serious
>> Hello Makoto,
>> There is an error when attempting to install preview-latex:
>> install/preview-latex: Handling install for emacsen flavor emacs21
>> emacs-install: /usr/lib/emacsen-common/packages/install/preview-latex emacs21
>> failed at /usr/lib/emacsen-common/emacs-install line 28, <TSORT> line 5.
>> dpkg: error processing emacs21 (--configure):
>> subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 1
This is expected, since preview latex has been merged into auctex, and
auctex has changed internally meanwhile.
> I'm surprised that preview-latex is still there. Isn't it completely
> replaced by auctex?
> At a short glance, it seems to me auctex should not only declare
> Conflicts and Replaces, but also Provides.
This has now happened, auctex in sid and testing does this.
> And preview-latex should
> simply be removed from etch and sid.
ftp-masters, would you please do this?
Dr. Frank Küster
Single Molecule Spectroscopy, Protein Folding @ Inst. f. Biochemie, Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer (teTeX/TeXLive)