[dev-context] New Debian packages

Mike Bird mgb-debian at yosemite.net
Fri Jan 12 17:07:07 CET 2007

On Friday 12 January 2007 04:00, Norbert Preining wrote:

Hi Norbert,

A couple of points:

> I have uploaded new Debian packages for context/context-nonfree to
> tug.org and Debian.

1)  I only see 2007.01.02-1 and 2007.01.02-2 when I browse

> These packages provide a workaround for using new context with texlive
> in Debian, ie pdftex < 1.40 by creating a symlink
> 	/var/lib/texmf/web2c/pdftex -> /var/lib/texmf/web2c/pdfetex

2) FWIW, I've been using the context-2007.01.02-2 without that link.
   I wonder is it necessary?

Some info from my system:

# find / -name pdftex -type f
# find / -name pdftex -type l
# find / -name pdfetex -type f
# find / -name pdfetex -type l
# file /usr/bin/pdftex
/usr/bin/pdftex: symbolic link to `pdfetex'
# file /usr/bin/pdfetex
/usr/bin/pdfetex: ELF 32-bit LSB executable, Intel 80386, version 1 (SYSV), 
for GNU/Linux 2.4.1, dynamically linked (uses shared libs), for GNU/Linux 
2.4.1, stripped
# dpkg -S /usr/bin/pdftex
texlive-base-bin: /usr/bin/pdftex
# dpkg -S /usr/bin/pdfetex
texlive-base-bin: /usr/bin/pdfetex
# dpkg -s texlive-base-bin | grep Version
Version: 2005.dfsg.2-7
# dpkg -s context | grep Version
Version: 2007.01.02-2


--Mike Bird

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