Bug 453468 - texlive removes parts of texlive-texmf and texlive-texmf-dvips
Summary: texlive removes parts of texlive-texmf and texlive-texmf-dvips
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: texlive
Version: 9
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jindrich Novy
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2008-06-30 19:34 UTC by Göran Uddeborg
Modified: 2013-07-02 23:30 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version: 2007-46.fc10
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2009-06-14 21:35:02 UTC
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Description Göran Uddeborg 2008-06-30 19:34:31 UTC
Description of problem:
A little while after upgradining to texlive I noticed that an "rpm -Va" gave
these errors:

missing     /var/lib/texmf/dvips/config/config.generic
missing     /var/lib/texmf/default.ls-R
missing     /var/lib/texmf/dvipdfm/config/config
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.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

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Comment 2 Göran Uddeborg 2009-06-14 21:35:02 UTC
The crontab is no longer present in texlive-2007-42.fc11.x86_64, so this will not happen any more.

Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2009-11-13 02:24:28 UTC
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.

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