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Bug#500607: Debian APT Packages/Sources file(s) contains illegal byte sequences in this package's segment

On 29.09.08 Sergio Leone (forester.mirkwood@gmail.com) wrote:

Hi all,

> Package: tetex-src
> Severity: normal
> *** Please type your report below this line ***
> (This package cause problems with:
> Sources
> )
> Please check character encoding used in the Debian control files
> of this package. As by now, in etch Packages/Sources file,
> the segment of this package contains illegal for UTF-8 byte
> sequence(s).
> Likely, your files are in Latin-1 or same, instead of UTF-8,
> and contain separate non-ASCII symbols. As a result,
> the Packages/Sources file(s) is a bit corrupted, in Synaptic
> info from incorrect fields is N/A.
> Possibly this command will report error for you (substitute
> right values):
I probably forgot, what to do with tetex-src. Do we need still this
package or should be simply remove it? IIRC the only reason to have
was that the source code of some programs must be delivered.

tetex-src however contains only a subset of the TeX Live packages

sigmentation fault

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