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Old 09-20-2006, 03:12 PM   #1
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libdvdcss and RC5 issues

is (or has) anyone had issues compiling libdvdcss 1.2.9 on any RC after RC3 - as i always get

? ) [1]kpathsea: Running mktextfm ecbx0700
mkdir: cannot create directory `././var/lib/texmf': Permission denied
mktextfm: mktexdir /var/lib/texmf/tfm/jknappen/ec failed.

and various other errors like the one above, yet if i go back to using 10.2 it builds fine with no errors, is this just a simple overight and a few perm changes are needed or should this be reported to PV - if so any one have an addy

Old 09-20-2006, 03:54 PM   #2
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Did you install the TeX/LaTex series?
Old 09-20-2006, 04:56 PM   #3
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I saw this too, on Slackware current the make tries to write to /var/lib/texmf where it used to write to /var/tmp/texmf.
There is no point in creating latex docs anyway, so I patched that out and you can grab a SlackBuild plus .diff file here:

Old 09-21-2006, 10:49 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by zetabill
Did you install the TeX/LaTex series?
i did same set up as 10.2 - all i did was update the files, as i say works on 10.2 but not on any RC after RC3

@Alien Bob

thanks i will give them a try


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