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Bug 1064453 - Missing texlive-metapost and groff.enc
Summary: Missing texlive-metapost and groff.enc
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
Classification: Red Hat
Component: texlive
Version: 7.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: rc
: ---
Assignee: Ngo Than
QA Contact: Marek Haicman
Maxim Svistunov
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2014-02-12 16:13 UTC by Orion Poplawski
Modified: 2019-04-16 14:08 UTC (History)
6 users (show)

Fixed In Version: texlive-2012-34.20130427_r30134
Doc Type: Enhancement
Doc Text:
it's not a bug but an enhancement. The metapost is now supported in this update. The texlive packages have been updated to add MetaPost support for creating graphics in scalable PostScript (BZ#1064453)
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2015-11-19 11:10:02 UTC
Target Upstream Version:

Attachments (Terms of Use)

System ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHEA-2015:2264 normal SHIPPED_LIVE texlive enhancement update 2015-11-19 10:08:56 UTC

Description Orion Poplawski 2014-02-12 16:13:52 UTC
Description of problem:

Trying to build octave for EPEL7 I get:

dvips  -o octave.dvi
This is dvips(k) 5.993 Copyright 2013 Radical Eye Software (
' TeX output 2014.02.12:1510' ->
dvips: ! Couldn't find header file: groff.enc

This is normally provided in the textlive-metapost sub-package, but this is missing from RHEL7 beta.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

Comment 2 Orion Poplawski 2014-04-22 22:31:03 UTC
RC is here and this doesn't appear to be fixed :(

Comment 4 ir. Jan Gerrit Kootstra 2015-01-05 23:41:19 UTC
It still seems to exist in the RHEL 7 GA.

Comment 24 Orion Poplawski 2015-07-01 16:16:44 UTC
It there any chance I could get ahold of the updated packages anywhere?  srpm by chance?

Comment 25 Ngo Than 2015-07-02 11:10:46 UTC
i want to check with my manager first if it's possible to upload srpm and will let you know.

Comment 27 errata-xmlrpc 2015-11-19 11:10:02 UTC
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.

For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.

If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.

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