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Re: oopps

On Tue, 14 Nov 1995 13:09:43 +0100 (MET), "Nils Rennebarth" <nils@nus.pan-net.de> wrote:
> On Mon, 13 Nov 1995, Thomas Kocourek wrote:
> > Alright guys, who's responsible for the following mess.... 8-)
> > 
> >    I tried a 90% install of Debian 0.93 R6, All went well until I got to
> > the TEX section. Most of it refused to install. Seems that those packages
> > depended upon a package called "metafont". Only problem is that "metafont"
> > was moved into the "mfbin" package and a bunch of packages weren't told
> > this little, but vital, piece of info. Hummm.... perhaps a stable release
> > isn't such a bad idea.
> But the mfbin package 'Provides' metafont. Did you have an older already 
> installed mfbin package on your system? In this case it is a well known 
> (but not yet corrected) bug and could be worked around by removing all 
> tex packages and reeinstall them.

The packages are the ones from the main Debian site under the 0.93 tree. I'll
try fetching it again. Maybe I have a mix and didn't know it. BTW, I 
installed Debian from scratch. (i.e. freshly formatted drives)

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