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Re: The hated xmltex/jadetex games in combination with new tex-common

Norbert Preining <preining@logic.at> wrote:

>> (this is the bug in jadetex).  The other bug is in tex-common: It has
>> entries for the TEXINPUTS paths for the formats that are in separate
>> packages: 
>> $ grep jadetex /etc/texmf/texmf.d/{1,4}5*    
>> /etc/texmf/texmf.d/15Plain.cnf:TEXINPUTS.jadetex = .;$TEXMF/tex/{jadetex,plain,generic,}//
>> /etc/texmf/texmf.d/45TeXinputs.cnf:TEXINPUTS.pdfjadetex = .;$TEXMF/tex/{jadetex,plain,generic,}//
> What about removing them??? Wouldn't this be the ideal/normal/default
> solution?

Yes, for Debian we should simply remove them.  We should also check
whether other split-off formats have their own texmf.cnf snippets
(texinfo?) and remove those, too.  But upstream the entries should stay,
of course, but be fixed (and moved).

Regards, Frank
Frank Küster
Single Molecule Spectroscopy, Protein Folding @ Inst. f. Biochemie, Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer (teTeX/TeXLive)

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