Bug#377581: tetex-base: Creating of missing formats failed with dpkg --configure started in /usr/bin
Florent Rougon <email@example.com> wrote:
> Frank Küster <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>> I'm not happy about this, but it is a feature not a bug ;-) But anyway
>>> to switch to a "neutral" directory would help.
>> Well, as I said it would cause other breakage (you can't have a file
>> "amstex" in /tmp/ any more, or wherever).
> What about creating a temporary directory under /tmp and working in it?
That would certainly be feasible. The question is whether this is worth
the effort. If someone comes up with a tested patch, I have no
objections against applying it.
Single Molecule Spectroscopy, Protein Folding @ Inst. f. Biochemie, Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer (teTeX)