[arch-dev-public] [signoff] TeXLive packages

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Mon Jan 10 05:57:09 EST 2011

Am 10.01.2011 11:49, schrieb Rémy Oudompheng:
> On 2011/1/10 Rémy Oudompheng <remyoudompheng at gmail.com> wrote:
>> The simplest way to get back to a sane /etc/texmf/web2c/updmap.cfg is
>> to make sure that it contains the same thing as
>> cat /usr/share/texmf/web2c/updmap-hdr.cfg
>> /var/lib/texmf/arch/installedpkgs/texlive-*.maps
>> In previous packages the maps file was duplicated inside the install
>> scriptlet and I must have forgotten to update it last time, causing
>> people to have an inconsistent updmap.cfg. However fresh installations
>> do not have the problem, so I'm a bit puzzled.
> That was my fault, I was confused by the fact that pre_upgrade() and
> post_upgrade() scripts are run by different processes, so they can't
> share information.
> These install scripts are giving headaches: I'll change it to simply
> replace updmap.cfg by the concatenation of
> /usr/share/texmf/web2c/updmap-hdr.cfg,
> /var/lib/texmf/arch/installedpkgs/texlive-*.maps and
> /etc/texmf/web2c/updmap-local.cfg as recommended upstream.

Thanks for looking into this. I just compiled some old slides I did last
summer using pdflatex, and everything was fine, so I'll give my signoff.

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