Bug#382861: installing texlive over tetex fails
retitle 382861 Please allow update from Sarge's teTeX
severity 382861 normal
On Mon, Aug 14, 2006 at 14:38 +0400, Stanislav Maslovski wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 14, 2006 at 12:10:59PM +0200, Ralf Stubner wrote:
> [ ... ]
> > > 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).
> > This, however, is very interesting and might well be the special
> > situation mentioned above. Do I understand you correctly that you were
> > running a testing system with teTeX from stable and then tried to update
> > that to TeX Live from unstable?
> Yes, I am running a partially updated system (sarge + etch) with many
> of the user-level packages from etch and most of the system-level from sarge.
> I have a few packages from sid also.
And that works normally? I am surprised. Anyway, I am retitleing this
bug and lowering its severity for the time being, since this is just not
supported. We might enable an update from Sarge's teTeX, though.
> > I don't have my development machine here, so I can't check this. Are the
> > other files from texlive-base, too?
> Yes, they are:
> $ grep /usr/share/texmf-texlive/omega /var/lib/dpkg/info/texlive-base.list
This looks a bit odd, indeed. These files come from misc.tpm. I leave
this for Norbert to see what can be done about this.