Re: experimental tex-common packages with triggers support
Frank Küster <frank <at> debian.org>
2008-07-02 18:49:24 GMT
Michael Banck <mbanck <at> debian.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 02, 2008 at 05:19:47PM +0200, Hilmar Preusse wrote:
>> On 01.07.08 Michael Banck (mbanck <at> debian.org) wrote:
>> > Norbert Preining wrote:
>> > > I have uploaded tex-common 1.12 to experimental. This release
>> > > contains triggers support. But as long as packages shipping
>> > > updmap.d and language.d files are rebuild we wont profit.
>> > That's great, but I'm wondering whether this also includes trigger
>> > support for mktexlsr?
>> IIRC Norbert decided not to implement triggers for mktexlsr for now,
>> as the command does not need that much system resources.
> Hrm, my mail was mainly motivated by the gprolog build on the Debian
> GNU/Hurd buildd. It installed half/all of texlive, failed very early in
> configure, and removed all of it. It took more then 24 *hours* to do
> that, and as I saw those "mktexlsr" messages for most of that time, I
> assumed that was the culprit, maybe. It could be that mktexslr does
> something which turns out to be pathological on hurd-i386 only.
Didn't it call updmap, too? That takes much more time than
mktexlsr. Format generation is also rather slow.
> Well, the usual rules for experimental apply - few people use it unless
> really pushed for it. If you did not get any feedback, assuming that
> everything is fine is not warranted. On the other hand, as I guess you