[NTG-context] Debian/texlive/context: Segfault in mpost

Tobias Burnus burnus at net-b.de
Wed Nov 8 19:05:50 CET 2006


Norbert Preining wrote:
> On Mit, 08 Nov 2006, Johan Sandblom wrote:
>> johans at smoke:~$ locate metafun.mem
>> /etc/texmf/web2c/metafun.mem
>> /var/lib/texmf/web2c/metafun.mem
> The mem file in /etc/texmf/web2c seems VERY FISHY!!! Please remove it.
> Probably metapost loads a wrong metafun.mem file.
Not necessarily. One might actually be a symbolic link to the other.
Try the following to check this
  ls -l /etc/texmf/web2c/metafun.mem /var/lib/texmf/web2c/metafun.mem
and just to make sure also:
 ls -ld /etc/texmf/web2c /var/lib/texmf/web2c

The file used by TeX can actually found using:
   kpsewhich metafun.mem
and gives here:


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