Tetex-2.0.2-15: source tarball invalid

Jan Nieuwenhuizen janneke@gnu.org
Wed Dec 22 22:56:00 GMT 2004

Igor Pechtchanski writes:

> BTW, the tetex-bin source tarball is invalid.  For example, the directory
> tetex-bin-2.0.2-15/texk/oxdvik/texmf is a symlink to ../xdvik/texmf;

Yes, that's how upstream packages it.

> however, the tarball contains files in the symlinked directory (which seem
> to be replicas of the files in the target directory, FWIW).

Hmm, indeed.  I'm just using mknetrel, and thus the magic src tar
curse.  Maybe I should override this for tetex and use a more plain
tar command.


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