Out-of-Date LaTeX in Woody
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Am I right in thinking that, at this point, we will be shipping an
out-of-date LaTeX distribution that's going to spew ``LaTeX too
old'' errors for anyone doing a fresh install?
Is there anything we can do about that? I know Thomas Esser
isn't planning a new release of teTeX proper until the end of the
year (waiting on a new web2c release), but is there any way that
we could convince him to update the LaTeX stuff in a beta, and
only update the tetex-base and tetex-extra packages?
Failing that, we could use Giuseppe Ghibo's updates (at
And, failing that, we could do our own update.
I'm concerned that we're going to be shipping teTeX packages that
people are going to perceive as being ``broken'' right out of the
box. It looks like Red Hat is in the same boat, but I'd rather be
on the ship or even the shore....
Behind the counter a boy with a shaven head stared vacantly into space,
a dozen spikes of microsoft protruding from the socket behind his ear.
C.M. Connelly firstname.lastname@example.org SHC, DS
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