Bug 455163 - the file 'mptopdf.pl' is not found
the file 'mptopdf.pl' is not found
Status: CLOSED NEXTRELEASE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: texlive (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Jindrich Novy
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Reported: 2008-07-13 06:14 EDT by M.R. Beauchamp
Modified: 2013-07-02 19:30 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-11-21 05:59:10 EST
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Description M.R. Beauchamp 2008-07-13 06:14:21 EDT
Description of problem:

Updated box from f8 to f9, started mptopdf as normal, but got an error

[metapoststuff]$ mptopdf examples.1
the file 'mptopdf.pl' is not found

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


[metapoststuff]$ rpm -qif /usr/bin/mptopdf
Name        : texlive-context              Relocations: (not relocatable)
Version     : 2007                              Vendor: Fedora Project
Release     : 30.fc9                        Build Date: Mon 05 May 2008 10:53:15
PM CEST
Install Date: Sun 13 Jul 2008 09:48:23 AM CEST      Build Host:
xenbuilder4.fedora.phx.redhat.com
Group       : Applications/Publishing       Source RPM: texlive-2007-30.fc9.src.rpm
Size        : 105668                           License: GPLv2 and BSD and Public
Domain and LGPLv2+ and GPLv2+ and LPPL
Signature   : DSA/SHA1, Tue 06 May 2008 04:31:45 AM CEST, Key ID b44269d04f2a6fd2
Packager    : Fedora Project
URL         : http://tug.org/texlive/
Summary     : ConTeXt is a document preparation system based on TeX
Description :
ConTeXt is a document preparation system based on TeX.



How reproducible:

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Expected results:

mptopdf just starts as in f8
Comment 1 Vasile Gaburici 2008-08-08 11:51:22 EDT
The problem is that texlive-context does not currently require texlive-texmf-context, although it should do. Oddly enough texlive-context does require texlive-texmf-errata-context.

Other ConTeXt tools are broken too because of this, for instance texfont (ConTeXt font installation tool) complains that it cannot fint texfont.pl.

You should increase the severity of this bug.
Comment 2 Jindrich Novy 2008-10-15 06:07:48 EDT
Please test the following update if you have a while:
https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/texlive-2007-32.fc9,texlive-texmf-2007-24.fc9

It should finally fix this and couple of other issues :)
Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2008-10-20 16:29:47 EDT
texlive-texmf-2007-24.fc9, texlive-2007-32.fc9 has been pushed to the Fedora 9 testing repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
 If you want to test the update, you can install it with 
 su -c 'yum --enablerepo=updates-testing update texlive-texmf texlive'.  You can provide feedback for this update here: http://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/F9/FEDORA-2008-8931
Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2008-11-21 05:58:42 EST
texlive-texmf-2007-24.fc9, texlive-2007-32.fc9 has been pushed to the Fedora 9 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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