Bug 397181 - tetex updates produce spurious .rpmnew files
Summary: tetex updates produce spurious .rpmnew files
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: tetex
Version: 8
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jindrich Novy
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2007-11-23 19:10 UTC by Michal Jaegermann
Modified: 2013-07-02 23:24 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2009-01-09 05:19:28 UTC

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Description Michal Jaegermann 2007-11-23 19:10:26 UTC
Description of problem:

Various /usr/share/texmf-var/fonts/map/*/updmap/*.map files
are marked in corresponding tetex subpackages as "config".
OTOH, as header comments say, they are "maintained by the script
updmap" and updmap runs rewrite those changing at least
timestamps if not more.   As a result on the next update one
gets a slew of *.rpmnew files which are actually older than
regenerated maps.  There is nothing more to do with those 
"rpmnew" but remove although for many users this may be not clear.

It seems to me that marking in specs files in question with
"config, noreplace" or "ghost" would solve the issue.  'updmap'
will write new versions anyway.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
tetex-3.0-44.3.fc8 (but packages for other distros and rawhide
are affected in the same way).

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