tex-common - common infrastructure for building and installing TeX

Property Value
Distribution Debian Sid
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name tex-common
Package version 6.09
Package release
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 162 B
Download size 51.91 KB
Official Mirror ftp.br.debian.org
Description -


Package Version Architecture Repository
tex-common_6.09_all.deb 6.09 all Debian Main
tex-common - - -


Name Value
dpkg >= 1.16.1
ucf -


Name Value
context <= 2011.05.18.20110627-1
tetex-base << 2007
texlive-common << 2009


Name Value
dvipdfmx -
tetex-base <= 3.0-10


Type URL
Binary Package tex-common_6.09_all.deb
Source Package tex-common

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install tex-common deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install tex-common




2017-08-17 - Norbert Preining <preining@debian.org>
tex-common (6.09) unstable; urgency=medium
* set LANG to C before running fmtutil, in case it is not set, otherwise
luatex might not build (Closes: #872012)
2017-08-15 - Norbert Preining <preining@debian.org>
tex-common (6.08) unstable; urgency=medium
* remove Florent and Frank from the list of uploaders, 
thanks for your work (Closes: #869311)
* add $VERSION to dh_installtex (Closes: #872168)
* update-texmf: add -o|--output option (Closes: #267567)
* remove completely outdated and wrong documentation, and remove
build dep on debiandoc (Closes: #663281)
2017-06-24 - Norbert Preining <preining@debian.org>
tex-common (6.07) unstable; urgency=medium
* use texlive-base:all in dpkg query, to make sure no rogue :ARCH
package interferes with the output (Closes: #865300)
* switch all triggers to -noawait (Closes: #865723)
* bump standards version to 4.0.0, no changes necessary
2017-01-17 - Norbert Preining <preining@debian.org>
tex-common (6.06) unstable; urgency=medium
* add mfluajit to the no-error-if-no-engine args as with upstream
* remove /v/l/texmf/web2c/fmtutil.cnf, otherwise fmtutil picks
up old config files (Closes: #851598)
* bump standards version and dh compat, no changes necessary
2016-02-22 - Norbert Preining <preining@debian.org>
tex-common (6.05) unstable; urgency=medium
* fmtutil calling convention updated, switch to --strict
* fmtutil: call --byhyphen with file name unexpanded (Closes: #815416)
* bump standards version, no changes necessary
* adjust vcs-browser location
* dh_clean -> dh_prep in rules file
2015-10-14 - Norbert Preining <preining@debian.org>
tex-common (6.04) unstable; urgency=medium
* set Multi-Arch: foreign
2015-09-03 - Norbert Preining <preining@debian.org>
tex-common (6.03) unstable; urgency=medium
* do not create temp files in / (Closes: #797381)
* work on the documentation
2015-06-27 - Norbert Preining <preining@debian.org>
tex-common (6.02) unstable; urgency=medium
* add help2man to build-deps (Closes: #790101)
2015-06-25 - Norbert Preining <preining@debian.org>
tex-common (6.01) unstable; urgency=medium
* upload to unstable
2015-06-07 - Norbert Preining <preining@debian.org>
tex-common (6.00) experimental; urgency=medium
* remove Atsuhito Kohda from uploaders, he has retired. Thanks for the
long years of work! (Closes: #773961)
* remove redundant code in postinst (Closes: #777558)
* rework fmtutil/hyphen handling in the same way as updmap handling
* switch to trigger activated format building
* try to ensure reproducible builds in files generated by dh_installtex
* dh_installtex: remove generated dep on dpkg (Closes: #787906)

See Also

Package Description
tex-gyre_20180621-1_all.deb scalable PostScript and OpenType fonts based on URW Fonts
texi2html_1.82+dfsg1-5_all.deb Convert Texinfo files to HTML
texify_1.20-3_all.deb Beautify source code for use with LaTeX
texinfo_6.5.0.dfsg.1-4_amd64.deb Documentation system for on-line information and printed output
texlive-base_2018.20180505-1_all.deb TeX Live: Essential programs and files
texlive-bibtex-extra_2018.20180505-1_all.deb TeX Live: BibTeX additional styles
texlive-binaries_2018.20180710.48169-1_amd64.deb Binaries for TeX Live
texlive-extra-utils_2018.20180505-1_all.deb TeX Live: TeX auxiliary programs
texlive-font-utils_2018.20180505-1_all.deb TeX Live: Graphics and font utilities
texlive-fonts-extra-doc_2018.20180505-1_all.deb TeX Live: Documentation files for texlive-fonts-extra
texlive-fonts-extra-links_2018.20180505-1_all.deb TeX Live:
texlive-fonts-extra_2018.20180505-1_all.deb TeX Live: Additional fonts
texlive-fonts-recommended-doc_2018.20180505-1_all.deb TeX Live: Documentation files for texlive-fonts-recommended
texlive-fonts-recommended_2018.20180505-1_all.deb TeX Live: Recommended fonts
texlive-formats-extra_2018.20180505-1_all.deb TeX Live: Additional formats