Christopher Faylor
Tue Dec 28 17:17:00 GMT 2004

On Tue, Dec 28, 2004 at 11:02:20AM -0600, Brian Ford wrote:
>Cosmetic note for maintainer:
># cleanup old fonts
>rm $(find /var/lib/texmf /var/spool/texmf /var/cache/fonts -name 'feta*pk'
>-or -name 'feta*tfm' -or -name 'parmesan*pk' -or -name 'parmesan*tfm')
>find: /var/lib/texmf: No such file or directory
>find: /var/spool/texmf: No such file or directory
>rm: too few arguments
>Try `rm --help' for more information.
>Maybe add a -f to rm?  That would eliminate one of the error messages.
>As for the directory errors from find, I'm not sure how to avoid
>them without pre-testing for their existance in the script and
>setting a variable appropriately.  I understand that may add too much
>complexity just to avoid a harmless error message.

We shouldn't have post-install scripts which show errors regardless of
whether they are harmless or not.  There is no reason to surprise or
confuse users if it can be easily avoided.


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