Bug#497580: dvips gives ugly warnings when home is not readable
Michael Tautschnig <email@example.com> wrote:
> Hi TeX-Maintainers,
> You should have received the message I'm herewith elaborating on just a few
> minutes ago.
> I've been with you because of the font issue, which was indeed resolved by
> adding texlive-fonts-recommended.
>> > >
>> > > Could you please take a short look at
>> > > http://buildd.debian.org/fetch.cgi?&pkg=ppl&ver=0.9-4&arch=amd64&stamp=1215163252&file=log
>> > >
>> > > and possibly try to re-schedule ppl for another attempt?
>> > It seems to contain:
>> > /home/buildd/.dvipsrc: Permission denied
>> > While /home doesn't exist on the buildds. Please avoid writing anything
>> > there.
>> Sure, I guess I need to forward this one to the TeX maintainers (CC'ed), because
>> this is just an artifact of building the PDF documentation.
> So, it's not causing an FTBFS (at least I guess this is not the case), but it's
> strange anyway: What is trying to read from /home/buildd? It's running pdftex at
> that very moment, I think.
It's rather dvips, if it reads dvipsrc. But that doesn't seem to be
anything but an ugly warning.
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