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Bug#465107: texlive-metapost: missing supp-pdf.tex and supp-mis.tex

On Wed, Feb 20, 2008 at 08:21:00PM +0100, Norbert Preining wrote:
> On Mi, 20 Feb 2008, Ralf Stubner wrote:
> > the file. Being able to include mp files in pdflatex is the prime
> > reason why I have context installed ...
> Does that mean that the *only* file needed is supp-pdf.tex and
> supp-mis.tex? [...]

Yes, exactly as the subject of the bug report suggests.

> [...] If they two are enough we could (in 2007!!!! 2005 is
> finished) put them into texlive-metapost which will put them into
> 	/usr/share/texmf-texlive/...
> and at the same time context will ship them in 
> 	/usr/share/texmf/...
> so that if context ships newer versions they will be found, and if
> context is not installed the one from texlive-metapost will be found?

Have you considered a solution based on dpkg-divert or update-alternatives?

best wishes
-- giuseppe

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