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Re: Bug#666067: transition: libkpathsea6

block 666067 with 666293


On Fri, 2012-03-30 at 07:50 +0900, Atsuhito Kohda wrote:
> On Thu, 29 Mar 2012 14:09:22 +0100, "Adam D. Barratt" wrote:
> > There have been four build failures from the binNMUs so far - catdvi
> > (#666169), dvi2dvi (#666172), ptex-bin (#666170), texfam (#666171).

Also #666293 (dvi2ps), which I missed before.

> FYI.  ptex-bin is replaced with new TeXLive packages
> and should be removed, at least, in a near future.

Okay.  We'll remove it from testing once everything else is ready then;
I guess an RM request will appear for unstable in due course.

> texfam is (obsolete) japanese TeX system and it should
> be removed if it failes to be compatible with libkpathse6.
> I'm not sure if texfam could be compatible with libkpathsea6 
> or not but I'll contact the maintainer about this issue
> afterwards.
> (BTW texfam might be programmed for libkpathsea3 or 4, IIRC)

Thanks.  Any news on that?

> dvi2dvi is a program mainly to convert DVI generated by texfam
> (well, JTeX precisely) to a format of pTeX's DVI so it is useless
> if texfam is removed.

Okay; let's see what happens with texfam.

> I hope this helps you a bit.

Yes; thanks.  That just leaves us with catdvi and dvi2ps to sort out.



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