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On Sunday, 2010-10-17 at 08:21 +0200, Dave Plater wrote:
In reply to Carlos the yast package search
couldn't tell me where
pdflatex comes from. ATM our package managers and rpm can't find a file
in a not installed package
and only yast can locate a file in an
But there is a separate module in yast called "webpin" that should; it
pulls information from a server at opensuse.org
that needs to be updated.
It was down recently, and I don't know if it has factory information.
Lacking that, there is a CLI local "pin" script, which gets the
information from an "/var/lib/pin/ARCHIVES.gz" file. Traditionally, that
file comes from the DVD, but that currently doesn't have all the info, it
should instead use the equivalent file from the OSS repo, or oss and
You can wget that file from the repo and copy it to
/var/lib/pin/ARCHIVES.gz, it should work.
Try it :-)
At least in my 11.2 it works. I assume factory also has "pin".
even tell me which package I can get pdflatex from and it doesn't work
for factory anyway.
It was reported broken for 11.3 for months.
Carlos E. R.
(from 11.2 x86_64 "Emerald" at Telcontar)
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