Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 979180
bibexport duplicates texlive-bibexport
Last modified: 2015-10-05 03:09:13 EDT
Description of problem:
This appears to simply be an older version of the bibexport shipped in texlive-bibexport. This package probably should be retired.
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(In reply to Orion Poplawski from comment #0)
> Description of problem:
> This appears to simply be an older version of the bibexport shipped in
> texlive-bibexport. This package probably should be retired.
While that is certainly true, texlive didn't always ship bibexport if I remember correctly.
The proper course of action would be:
A) texlive-bibtex(-bin) provides compatibility link as /usr/bin/bibexport.sh (the former location of bibexport)
B) texlive-bibtex(-bin) provides "obsoletes" in spec (i.e. states that it obsoletes bibexport)
C) bibexport gets retired.
A,B can be done in one step, of course, and wpould need a new bug on which this one depends.
So, this should really be a bug report against the newer texlive-bibexport which duplicates the older bibexport, unless we decide to skip the usual A,B completely and jump right ahead to C.
Orion, have you cc'ed texlive-export people on this?
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 20 development cycle.
Changing version to '20'.
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Retired on rawhide and F23
Actually, the texlive-bibexport fix got pushed to F22. Changing to "fixed in current release".
Nonetheless, as per the Fedora guidelines, the package bibexport is not retired in the current release branch (but in branched and rawhide).