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Re: package lmodern depends question


Hilmar Preusse <hille42@web.de> wrote:

> Which leads me to two other questions:
> - Are the plans to put these tools into texlive-common and make
>   tex-common obsolete?

I don't think so. I don't think tex-common is doing any harm, and the
infrastructure is ready for another TeX distribution switch if

> - Why does the postinst script call update-fmtutil? Yes, I know this
>   is an automatically added section.

Er, because it is an automatically added section? :-)

Yes, that's it. update-fmtutil takes virtually no time, so optimizing it
away is quite uninteresting. It's very different from fmtutil-sys.

(anyway, in case dh_installtex makes this "optimization", lmodern would
need to be rebuilt in order to take advantage of it)


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