Re: RFS: thailatex (updated package)
On Dec 28, 2007 4:12 PM, Theppitak Karoonboonyanan <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 28, 2007 at 03:28:15PM +0930, Paul Wise wrote:
> > Question:
> > Where does debian/babel.sty come from? Shouldn't it be generated at
> > build time or something?
> It was taken from tetex (now texlive) package, with patching to add
> pointer to Thai macro file. Since patching files from other packages are
> prohibited, the former maintainer had to divert it to the patched
> version. Now that texlive has shipped it in a separate directory, it can
> now co-exist. So, it's just patched and installed as-is. What I need to
> do is keep it synchronized with texlive.
Ah. Perhaps it would be appropriate to ask the upstream texlive people
to add the patch in the next version?
> > Please fix the following minor issues in the next version:
> > No need for the final .0 in the standards-version.
> No problem. I just wonder if there is a common convention for this.
> I find many packages use the four-digit versions.
IIRC, iterations of the 4th digit are meant to be compatible so they
don't need to be included.