Package Details: texlive-culmus 0.7.1-2

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Package Base: texlive-culmus
Description: Hebrew fonts from the Culmus project for LaTeX
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Licenses: GPL2, custom:culmus
Conflicts: culmus-latex
Submitter: ohwg
Maintainer: ohwg
Last Packager: ohwg
Votes: 8
Popularity: 0.000000
First Submitted: 2013-07-10 06:56 (UTC)
Last Updated: 2016-02-28 17:53 (UTC)

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dreieck commented on 2024-03-23 13:32 (UTC)

So conflicts=("texlive-langother") should be added to this package.

Regards and thanks for maintaining!

ohwg commented on 2024-03-21 20:59 (UTC)

@rellieberman You would have to ask at texlive-langother for certain, but yes that's how I understand it

rellieberman commented on 2024-03-21 19:42 (UTC) (edited on 2024-03-21 19:43 (UTC) by rellieberman)

Hi, I'm now getting errors when upgrading texlive-langother (this is only some of them):

texlive-langother: /usr/share/texmf-dist/fonts/afm/public/culmus/AharoniCLM-Bold.afm exists in filesystem (owned by texlive-culmus)
texlive-langother: /usr/share/texmf-dist/fonts/afm/public/culmus/AharoniCLM-BoldOblique.afm exists in filesystem (owned by texlive-culmus)
texlive-langother: /usr/share/texmf-dist/fonts/afm/public/culmus/AharoniCLM-Book.afm exists in filesystem (owned by texlive-culmus)

Seems like now texlive-langother provides some of culmus fonts and conflicts this package. Is this true, are all texlive-culmus fonts now supplied by texlive-langother?

gamer01 commented on 2019-01-15 13:01 (UTC)

i found a workarround for another package suffering the same issue (texlive-most-doc). Its definetly not the correct way to do, but it works:

sudo touch /var/lib/texmf/arch/installedpkgs/texlive-culmus_0.7.1-2.pkgs

ohwg commented on 2017-12-29 11:25 (UTC)

@doronbehar I don't use texlive-localmanager but I dug a little into this issue.

If I understand correctly, the /var/lib/texmf/arch/installedpkgs/ should contain .pkgs files describing the original CTAN package source. This package doesn't come from CTAN, but texlive-localmanager seems to expect that every package that begins with texlive- (but not texlive-local* or texlive-bin) should have a corresponding file in /var/lib/texmf/arch/installedpkgs/. So either this package should not be named texlive-culmus or it is maybe too strict behaviour by texlive-localmanager.

I'll ask the texlive-localmanager dev

<deleted-account> commented on 2017-12-27 15:17 (UTC)

Using texlive-local-manager (ttlocalmgr), and running a simple sub-command like search gives me the following error:

Initializing ...
Cannot open /var/lib/texmf/arch/installedpkgs/texlive-culmus_0.7.1-2.pkgs

Any workaround?

eldar commented on 2016-02-28 14:43 (UTC)

texlive-culmus 0.7.1-2 did not build for me with a message that url cannot be an array. Fix - in the build script I removed the parenthesis from the url line, then it worked fine.

ohwg commented on 2014-07-07 18:25 (UTC)

@ivan_p I compiled a test document with and without the 'culmus' package installed and the output is to my eye identical. My understanding is that 'culmus' installs both TTF and postscript fonts, while this package installs postscript fonts and TeX metrics. For any more detail you would have to ask upstream :)

ivan_p commented on 2014-06-16 19:51 (UTC)

Was doing maintenance on my packages now... The other package (culmus-latex) required 'culmus' package (currently maintained by me) for the actual fonts. I have not yet tested it, but does this package results in the same fonts being used in the compilation? I mean will the resulting PDF look the same with both packages?

idosch commented on 2014-04-26 08:51 (UTC)

This one actually works flawlessly, as opposed to the other one.