[arch-dev-public] Starting work on TeXLive 2013

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Wed Jul 3 01:00:58 EDT 2013

On 03/07/13 10:02, Allan McRae wrote:
> On 03/07/13 07:56, Rémy Oudompheng wrote:
>> On 2013/7/2 Rashif Ray Rahman <schiv at archlinux.org> wrote:
>>> An official announcement is useful here because it requires user
>>> intervention. An install message is not appropriate (i.e. not
>>> sufficient for the problem at hand).
>>> So, yes, if there is no other way to solve this you should post a news
>>> announcement explaining the reason why this intervention is required
>>> and the steps to take in order to solve it.
>> I think we can try that. I will upload the current version of packages
>> to [testing]. I don't think it is a common practice to sliently
>> overwrite files in /etc, but I don't understand why new files get
>> installed as .pacnew.
>> I have tried the upgrade path from a clean Texlive 2012 install and it
>> does not replace the old files.
> Hi Remy,
> Can you send me a pacman --debug log for the upgrade from a fresh
> Texlive 2012 install that shows the .pacnew being created?

I missed that these files were changing packages.  This is pacman bug

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