[MacPorts] #15446: teTeX 3.0_5 activation failed

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Wed May 28 12:03:56 PDT 2008

#15446: teTeX 3.0_5 activation failed
  Reporter:  jmstephensjr at gmail.com  |       Owner:  stechert at macports.org
      Type:  defect                  |      Status:  new                  
  Priority:  Normal                  |   Milestone:  Port Bugs            
 Component:  ports                   |     Version:  1.6.0                
Resolution:                          |    Keywords:  teTeX octave         
Changes (by jmr at macports.org):

 * cc: alakazam at melix.net (added)
  * owner:  macports-tickets at lists.macosforge.org => stechert at macports.org
  * milestone:  => Port Bugs


 I think this is a problem with the octave port. It lists three
 dependencies on bin:tex:$whatever, and consequently tries to install
 teTeX, texlive and pTeX, which as you discovered is impossible. It should
 list only one port for the TeX dependency, preferably bin:tex:texlive.

 For an immediate workaround, I'd recommend uninstalling teTeX and pTeX and
 then installing texlive. Then you can try installing octave again, and
 since TeX will be present from the start of the process, the dependencies
 will all register as being fulfilled and it should work.

Ticket URL: <http://trac.macports.org/ticket/15446#comment:1>
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