Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 453468
texlive removes parts of texlive-texmf and texlive-texmf-dvips
Last modified: 2013-07-02 19:30:23 EDT
Description of problem:
A little while after upgradining to texlive I noticed that an "rpm -Va" gave
missing c /var/lib/texmf/web2c/mktex.cnf
I assume it is the tmpwatch call in /etc/cron.daily/texlive.cron that causes
this. I haven't yet seen any problems because these files are missing. But it
seems wrong that some texlive packages contains files that other texlive
packages will remove as part of a cleanup step.
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The crontab is no longer present in texlive-2007-42.fc11.x86_64, so this will not happen any more.
texlive-2007-46.fc10 has been pushed to the Fedora 10 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.