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FS#66131 - [texlive-bin] Dangling symlinks: cllualatex, clxelatex (texlive-core not installed)

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Troy Engel (TE) - Sunday, 05 April 2020, 13:19 GMT
Last edited by Doug Newgard (Scimmia) - Sunday, 05 April 2020, 13:55 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages: Extra
Status Assigned
Assigned To Rémy Oudompheng (remyoudompheng)
Architecture x86_64
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 0%
Votes 0
Private No

Details

Description:

Running pacreport, it informed me of two dangling symlinks from the 'texlive-bin' package - the binary being symlinked to ("cluttex") in this PKGBUILD lives in another package, 'texlive-core' which I do not have installed on my system (no other package needs/links/dependencies).

/usr/bin/cllualatex -> cluttex
/usr/bin/clxelatex -> cluttex

https://www.archlinux.org/packages/extra/any/texlive-core/ (file list)


Steps to reproduce:


$ pacman -Q | grep texlive
texlive-bin 2019.51075-8

$ sudo pacreport --missing-files
...
Missing Package Files:
texlive-bin /usr/bin/cllualatex
texlive-bin /usr/bin/clxelatex

$ ls -l /usr/bin/cl{lualatex,xelatex}
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 7 Mar 30 05:31 /usr/bin/cllualatex -> cluttex
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 7 Mar 30 05:31 /usr/bin/clxelatex -> cluttex

$ ls -l /usr/bin/cluttex
ls: cannot access '/usr/bin/cluttex': No such file or directory
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Comment by Rémy Oudompheng (remyoudompheng) - Sunday, 05 April 2020, 16:21 GMT
In Texlive 2020 packages (available in [testing]) the symlinks have moved to texlive-core.
Comment by Troy Engel (TE) - Monday, 06 April 2020, 21:48 GMT
Awesome, thanks I had a look at the git commits and see it there being added, we can close this if you'd like. Sorry for not checking testing repo first for changes, my mistake. I'll remember for next time. :)

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