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Re: Why does texlive-bin depend on tex-common > 0.26?



Norbert Preining <preining@logic.at> wrote:

> On Die, 22 Aug 2006, Frank Küster wrote:
>> By the way, what is the reason for texlive's depending on tex-common >
>> 0.26?  According to tex-common's changelog, there's no functional
>> difference between 0.26 and 0.27.  Did we forget something in the
>> changelog, or is the versioned dependency too tight?
>
> Besides the mktex.cnf reinclusion! Ok, it was there in 0.26 in
> /usr/share/texmf/web2c, but I thought it might make sense to not depend
> on a version which redos the stuff again.
>
> So maybe yes, the deps are probably too tight, BUT: in testing there is
> 0.25 (which I cannot depend on at all as there is no mktex.cnf there),
> so the difference is only for those in unstable, where 0.27 is already.

Ah, okay.  I hope tex-common will go in tonight.

Regards, Frank
-- 
Frank Küster
Single Molecule Spectroscopy, Protein Folding @ Inst. f. Biochemie, Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer (teTeX/TeXLive)



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