[dev-context] New Debian packages

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Fri Jan 12 17:24:31 CET 2007

Hi all!

On Fre, 12 Jan 2007, Mike Bird wrote:
> > 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
>     http://www.tug.org/texlive/Debian/context/

Sorry, I forgot the rsync. Now the stuff is there. If you have the lines
in sources.list the next update will bring it.

> > 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?

No, it is NOT necessary for 2007.01.02 as those still use pdfetex as the
place where texexec puts the formats. This change was introduced between
02 and 10.

Best wishes


Dr. Norbert Preining <preining at logic.at>                    Università di Siena
Debian Developer <preining at debian.org>                         Debian TeX Group
gpg DSA: 0x09C5B094      fp: 14DF 2E6C 0307 BE6D AD76  A9C0 D2BF 4AA3 09C5 B094
The background gurgling noise heard in Wimby Bars caused by people
trying to get the last bubbles out of their milkshakes by slurping
loudly through their straws.
			--- Douglas Adams, The Meaning of Liff

More information about the dev-context mailing list