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Bug#382861: [Fwd: Re: Bug#382861: installing texlive over tetex fails]



Stanislav, please also CC the bug report itself. Following the Reply-To
header should do this automatically. This way all relevant information
is archived and the other people from the Debian TeX are informed, too.

cheerio
ralf

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Re: Bug#382861: installing texlive over tetex fails
Date: Mon, 14 Aug 2006 13:45:13 +0400
From: Stanislav Maslovski <stanislav.maslovski@gmail.com>
To: Ralf Stubner <ralf.stubner@web.de>
References: <[🔎] 20060813195145.GA1786@shota.mine.nu>
<[🔎] 20060814080552.GF859@thinkpad>

Hello,

On Mon, Aug 14, 2006 at 10:05:52AM +0200, Ralf Stubner wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 13, 2006 at 23:51 +0400, Stanislav Maslovski wrote:
> > Package: texlive
> > Version: 2005.dfsg.1-1
> > Severity: grave
> > Justification: renders package unusable
> 
> Thanks for your report.
> 
> > -----------------------------------------------------------
> > Настраивается пакет texlive-base-bin (2005.dfsg.1-1) ...
> > Running mktexlsr. This may take some time... done.
> > Building format(s) --all . This may take some time...
> > fmtutil-sys failed. Output has been stored in
> > /tmp/texlive.fmtutil.dtq18928
> > Please include this file if you report a bug.
> > ------------------------------------------------------------
> 
> Please send us this file.

Unfortunately, I cannot do it now... I did not copy it from /tmp/ to a
safer place so it was removed after a reboot. But I have looked
through it several times and I recall that all the formats supplied
with the base installation of texlive were built without any errors.
The only error message was about omega format which is not in the base
installation of texlive but was included in the teTeX distro.
I copied that message to the bug report. I am afraid this is the only
information that I can provide by now, I am sorry.

Another thing that can be useful is that the version of tetex I had
was from the stable distro (i.e. 2.0.2c-8).

> > I think that this happened because of some configuration files left
> > from the tetex installation in /etc/texmf/fmt.d
> 
> Possible. Please send us the output of the following commands:
> 
> ls -l /etc/texmf/fmt.d
> ls -l /var/lib/tex-common/fmtutil-cnf/

This will not have much sense now because to get texlive working I had
to purge all the remainings of tetex. But again I remember that in
/etc/texmf/fmt.d there was a config file of teTeX that mentioned omega
format. When I purged remainings of all tetex-* packages manually
(dpkg --force-depends --purge) and installed texlive packages anew
everything went without any errors.

By the way, another question about omega.

In /usr/share/texmf-texlive there is a dir omega with the following
content (ls -lR):

omega:
итого 0
drwxr-xr-x  3 root root 72 2006-08-13 23:18 ocp
drwxr-xr-x  3 root root 72 2006-08-13 23:18 otp

omega/ocp:
итого 0
drwxr-xr-x  2 root root 104 2006-08-13 23:18 misc

omega/ocp/misc:
итого 8
-rw-r--r--  1 root root 1112 2000-03-31 13:54 ebcdic.ocp
-rw-r--r--  1 root root   56 2000-08-14 03:21 id.ocp

omega/otp:
итого 0
drwxr-xr-x  2 root root 104 2006-08-13 23:18 misc

omega/otp/misc:
итого 8
-rw-r--r--  1 root root 1629 2000-03-31 13:54 ebcdic.otp
-rw-r--r--  1 root root   44 2000-08-14 03:21 id.otp

Are these files needed at all? Maybe they were included by a mistake?
I have installed the following texlive packages:

texlive
texlive-base
texlive-base-bin
texlive-common
texlive-context
texlive-doc-base
texlive-doc-en
texlive-fonts-recommended
texlive-lang-cyrillic
texlive-latex-base
texlive-latex-recommended
texlive-metapost
texlive-pdfetex
texlive-pictures
texlive-publishers

I did not install texlive-omega. dpkg -S ebcdic.ocp says
texlive-base: /usr/share/texmf-texlive/omega/ocp/misc/ebcdic.ocp

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