Bug 175621 - Missing dependencies for texdoctk
Missing dependencies for texdoctk
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: tetex (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jindrich Novy
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2005-12-13 09:35 EST by James Bannon
Modified: 2013-07-02 19:11 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-12-16 10:51:52 EST
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Description James Bannon 2005-12-13 09:35:11 EST
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Description of problem:
There seem to be missing dependencies for texdoctk. Specifically, running it requires perl-Tk which is not installed as part of the core distribution. The fix is easy 'yum install tetex-doc perl-Tk' but I think this is technically a dependency problem.

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install the Fedora Core
2. try running texdoctk from the command line

Actual Results:  texdoctk complained that it needed perl-Tk to run.

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Comment 1 Jindrich Novy 2005-12-16 10:51:52 EST
Since perl-Tk isn't a part of core distribution, texdoctk will complain when
perl-Tk isn't installed and runs fine otherwise. If perl-Tk isn't present then I
added a message that instruct an user to install perl-Tk from Extras, so there's
no need to add the dependency explicitely and perl-Tk to Core as texdoctk isn't
an essential teTeX utility.

For reference please see bug 162441.

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