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Bug#299936: updmap.cfg, update-updmap and removed packages: Yet an other approach

Norbert Preining <preining@logic.at> wrote:

> Hi all!
> Ok, another proposal, after I have read through the whole bug report:
> A map file is either enabled or not, and either in automatic mode or
> not, ie. auto=managed by the system, manual= managed by root
> enabled/disabled is shown by #! starting in updmap.cfg
> at the end of the map line we save the system state and the current
> mode, eg with
> 	# sys mode

Again, without looking at the details (I should be working instead of
reading mail): You want to append this to updmap.cfg (or any other
configuration file) with updmap --enable/--disable/...  And you are sure
that this is

- easier to implement than what I proposed and
- still maintainable when upstream updmap changes 

Regards, Frank
Frank Küster
Inst. f. Biochemie der Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer

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