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Package: transfig
Version: 1:3.2.5.a-2
Severity: wishlist


In the interest of keeping the Debian system flexible enough, it would
be desirable to have the gawk dependency replaced by awk (which is a
pseudo-package supplied by, say, mawk), so that we could have smaller

This is specially important to those people (but not only them)
intending to make customized live CDs with a nice TeX package selection.

If any further assistance is needed, please let me know.

Regards, Rogério Brito.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: squeeze/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.32-rc5-1-00053-gd995053 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.utf-8, LC_CTYPE=pt_BR.utf-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages transfig depends on:
ii  gawk                      1:3.1.6.dfsg-3 GNU awk, a pattern scanning and pr
ii  libc6                     2.10.1-3       GNU C Library: Shared libraries
ii  libpng12-0                1.2.40-1       PNG library - runtime
ii  libxpm4                   1:3.5.7-2      X11 pixmap library
ii  x11-common                1:7.4+4        X Window System (X.Org) infrastruc

Versions of packages transfig recommends:
ii  ghostscript               8.70~dfsg-2+b1 The GPL Ghostscript PostScript/PDF
pn  netpbm                    <none>         (no description available)

Versions of packages transfig suggests:
ii  xfig                         1:3.2.5.a-2 Facility for Interactive Generatio

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Rogério Brito : rbrito@{mackenzie,ime.usp}.br : GPG key 1024D/7C2CAEB8 :
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Hi, Roland.

On Sat, Sep 17, 2016 at 8:35 AM, Roland Rosenfeld <> wrote:
> Hi Rogério!

First of all, thank you for taking care of xfig and friends. I see
that you've been updating it and it is highly appreciated.

> So unless you provide a patch to make fig2mpdf work with mawk, I'd
> intend to close your bug report...

Yes, let's close this bug. I'm doing that myself (let's hope that I
don't mess up with that).

Thanks a lot,

Rogério Brito : rbrito@{,} : GPG key 4096R/BCFCAAAA : :

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