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Bug#665458: Another grave bug of tex-common leeding to uninstallable package



tags 665458 + unreproducible
thanks

On So, 25 MÀr 2012, Klaus Ethgen wrote:
> Grave is not installable. So this bug is a grave bug, fullstop! Read the
> description in reportbug:
>    2 grave           makes the package in question unusable by most or all users, or causes data loss, or
> 		     introduces a security hole allowing access to the accounts of users who use the package.

* unusable: you reported against tex-common, and the building of a format
  jadetex was brokeen. Uninstalling jadetex would have fixed it.
  Thus *not* unusalbe *by*most*or*all*users.
* dataloss: no
* security hole: no

Discussion about severity finished. fullstop.

> uninstallable means unusable in my eyes. important is the wrong

YOu reported against tex-common. And even against jadetex I cannot
reproduce this behaviour, not even in a minimal chroot
with only those packages I mentioned installed ...

> > > ! LaTeX Error: File `ulem.sty' not found.
> 
> Package texlive-generic-recommended was installed.

That is interesting ... if it was installed, then before running
the triggers of tex-common, mktexlsr is run. So it should find
ulem.sty, because it *is* in texlive-generic-recommended.

Can you reproduce this behaviour? Is it still happening?
I.e., does
	dpkg --configure -a
break down? If yes, can you tell me the output of
	kpsewhich ulem.sty
	kpsewhich texmf.cnf
and what files you are havin gin /etc/texmf?

Thanks

Norbert
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