[Slackbuilds-users] problem wtih auctex slackbuild + suggested fix

Robby Workman rworkman at slackbuilds.org
Tue Jun 15 04:50:17 UTC 2010

On Sun, 6 Jun 2010 22:53:17 -0300
Jim Diamond <Jim.Diamond at acadiau.ca> wrote:

> The auctex slackbuild script doesn't work on my Slack64 13.1 system.
> Specifically, it complained that preview didn't know where to put some
> files, and it told me to use the
> 	--with-texmf-dir
> argument to configure.  (This may be due to the fact that I have
> texlive 2009 installed in some non-standard place, but I am probably
> not alone in that regard.)
> While I'm not 100% certain that this is the Right Thing To Do, I
> modified the slackbuild file to create a temp directory, use that, and
> delete it before creating the package.  I e-mailed the listed
> maintainer (Aleksandar Samardzic) but he tells me he's not actually
> maintaining it.  He suggested e-mailing the approver (Erik Hanson) but
> I didn't find an e-mail addr for Erik.
> Attached is my version of the slackbuild, in case someone wants to
> update the official slackbuild.

If Alex is no longer maintaining this, then feel free to take it
over and handle it as you see fit.

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