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Bug 698622 - dev-tex/xmltex-1.9-r3 installs some files to /var/lib/texmf/texmf-var/web2c/pdftex directory
Summary: dev-tex/xmltex-1.9-r3 installs some files to /var/lib/texmf/texmf-var/web2c/p...
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All All
: Normal normal (vote)
Deadline: 2020-08-10
Assignee: TeX project
Keywords: PMASKED
Depends on:
Reported: 2019-10-27 02:48 UTC by Arfrever Frehtes Taifersar Arahesis
Modified: 2020-07-10 21:50 UTC (History)
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Description Arfrever Frehtes Taifersar Arahesis 2019-10-27 02:48:15 UTC
"dev-tex/xmltex: port to EAPI=7"
"dev-tex/xmltex: Drop old"

Difference between xmltex-1.9-r2.ebuild and xmltex-1.9-r3.ebuild includes:
@@ -35,7 +32,7 @@
 src_install() {
        insinto /var/lib/texmf
-       doins -r texmf-var/*
+       doins -r texmf-var
        insinto ${TEXMF}/tex/xmltex/base
        doins *.{xmt,cfg,xml,tex}

This means that 4 regular files were previously installed in:
And are now installed in:

Many other packages install /var/lib/texmf/web2c directory, but it seems that no other package installs /var/lib/texmf/texmf-var directory, so above change in ebuild is probably mistake.
Comment 1 Mikle Kolyada archtester Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2020-07-10 21:50:35 UTC
Masked for removal.