Re: removal of preview-latex breaks preview in xemacs21
Martin Michlmayr <email@example.com> wrote:
> CCing Frank Küster and the tex team.
Cc'ing Davide in addition, he's the auctex maintainer.
> * Hendrik Naumann <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2007-01-09 18:50]:
>> The removal of this package breaks the preview feature in xemacs21,
>> which brings its own autex
>> (/usr/share/xemacs21/xemacs-packages/lisp/auctex in
>> xemacs21-basesupport) but not including preview-latex.
>> Until preview-latex is not included into the xemacs auctex the package
>> should stay.
>> For me the initial report from Bill Allombert in bug 392863 is not
>> I installed preview-latex from stable (into my testing system) which
>> works fine for me. So please reconsider including the preview-latex
>> package from sarge in etch.
Using AUCTeX with XEmacs is a mess, Debian or not. It's a nice
coincidence that the preview-latex package in sarge and the auctex
delivered with XEmacs in testing are approximately of the same age and
work together. But it's only a coincidence.
I fear nobody wants to maintain a "preview-latex-obsolete" Debian
package for XEmacs users, in particular since XEmacs has its own
packaging system which allows to get an updated AUCTeX (with
Dr. Frank Küster
Single Molecule Spectroscopy, Protein Folding @ Inst. f. Biochemie, Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer (teTeX/TeXLive)