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Bug#421184: updmap machinery is not robust enough

Norbert Preining <preining@logic.at> wrote:

> Hi Frank!
> On Mon, 30 Apr 2007, Frank Küster wrote:
>> On a Debian system, calling updmap(-sys) with --syncwithtrees will print
>> a big fat warning and tell you:
>>   echo "If you know what you are doing, you can proceed, e.g. in order to compare"
>>   echo "the synchronized file with the old generated one."
>>   echo ""
>>   echo "If you do want to proceed, type 'Yes, I know what I am doing!'."
>>   echo "Otherwise, press Enter to abort."
>> If you typed "Yes, I know what I am doing!", please don't complain.
>> Otherwise don't suggest that this would change anything, it doesn't - it
>> just exits.
> Really ... didn't check (no linux running), but I searched the source
> and didn't find a patch like this.

You are right, it's unpatched in TeXLive, because debianize-updmap is
loaded before syncWithTrees() is defined.

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

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