[tex-live] missing format files in texlive 2007

Winston Smith smith_winston_6079 at hotmail.com
Thu Dec 27 16:32:45 CET 2012

> > WHY is there a .dpkg-new file, but NOT the original config file?
> Probably you interrupted the installation ...

No, as far as I recall, I might have installed packages in the wrong order,
and left some unconfigured.

> or another option
> is that you have deleted the original .cnf by hand and that is honored
> by dpkg

No, I have done nothing by hand to those files.

> What is the status of texlive-base?
> 	dpkg --status texlive-base
> DOes it mention:
> Package: texlive-base
> Status: install ok installed
> ...
> Conffiles:
>   ...
>  /etc/texmf/fmt.d/10texlive-base.cnf ....

Yes. Seems ok now.

Sorry for the confusion, and thanks heaps for your help.

- Winston

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