Bug 448448 - Pdflatex cannot make docs with metapost because supp-pdf.tex in texlive-texmf-context is missing
Pdflatex cannot make docs with metapost because supp-pdf.tex in texlive-texmf...
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: texlive-texmf (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Jindrich Novy
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-05-26 19:16 EDT by John D. Ramsdell
Modified: 2013-07-02 19:29 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-07-14 11:35:49 EDT
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Doc made from metapost and pdflatex (1.33 KB, application/x-gzip)
2008-05-26 19:16 EDT, John D. Ramsdell
no flags Details
Doc log showing the use of supp-pdf.tex (3.45 KB, text/plain)
2008-05-26 19:17 EDT, John D. Ramsdell
no flags Details

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Description John D. Ramsdell 2008-05-26 19:16:23 EDT
Description of problem:

It's great you now use texlive, however the default installation does not allow
one to use pdflatex to build documents that include MetaPost figures.  The
reason is the release fails to make supp-pdf.tex available.  To fix the problem,
the default release should include texlive-texmf-context.  Any attempt to
install a metapost package should make sure texlive-texmf-context is also installed.

How reproducible:

The attached gzipped tar files includes a LaTeX document with a MetaPost figure.
 Type make in the directory, and then study the file doc.log.

Actual results:

The file supp-pdf.tex is missing

Expected results:

doc.pdf is generated.

Additional info:
Comment 1 John D. Ramsdell 2008-05-26 19:16:23 EDT
Created attachment 306713 [details]
Doc made from metapost and pdflatex
Comment 2 John D. Ramsdell 2008-05-26 19:17:48 EDT
Created attachment 306714 [details]
Doc log showing the use of supp-pdf.tex
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