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Re: tex-common: Please provide dh_installtex functions for packages that need only mktexlsr

Hi all!

On Die, 24 Okt 2006, Frank Küster wrote:
> I think that it might be a good approach not to put too much magic into
> the script, but leave more to the maintainer: They have a better chance
> of knowing what is going on.  This would mean to just separate out the
> mktexlsr stuff, let it always scan TEMXFSYSCONFIG, TEXMFSYSVAR and
> TEXMFMAIN, plus TEXMFDIST (and TEXMFLOCAL?) upon request (when a basic
> TeX package is installed or updated), and do the rest only if requested
> by a commandline option, without additional magic (but of course doing
> the right thing wrt order and mktexlsr calling).

Ok, so we call always
	mktexlsr /usr/share/texmf /var/lib/texmf
(do we really need to create a ls-R in /etc/texmf? it is not flagged
with !! in texmf.cnf and in fact I prefer NOT having a ls-R file

The maintainers can use 
as in
	dh_installtex --texmftrees=/usr/local/share/texmf,/usr/share/texmf-texlive
if they want that ls-Rs are created for those trees, too.


Best wishes


Dr. Norbert Preining <preining@logic.at>                    Università di Siena
Debian Developer <preining@debian.org>                         Debian TeX Group
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