[dev-context] New Debian packages

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Tue Jan 23 22:28:32 CET 2007


Hi Taco!

On Die, 23 Jan 2007, Taco Hoekwater wrote:
> Yes, just like the change to pdftex 1.40 in 2007.01.12 was absolute.

I don't agree. I could process several medium complicated test cases I
have collected over the time with pdfetex 1.30.5 from TL2005 (debian
packages) with my context packages for 2007.01.12.

The only point was that is was necessary to add the pdfetex -> pdftex
symlink, otherwise everything worked without problem.

So I *don't see that this was an *absolute* move.

> This is at least in part why TL will run 2007.01.12, and I will no
> update it any more, as well as why we have a fullblown repository
> of old releases.

But doesn't TL2007 *inlcude* the lm-math fonts???? Please reconsider
this!

> >If yes, then sorry for the Debian using guys, but you have to wait until
> >we have the new lmodern in Debian.
> 
> The latin modern math fonts have been on ctan for some time now
> (they were already in the previous release), but I doubt many
> people have then installed just yet. The again, if ConTeXt didn't
> require them, fewer people *would* install them. ;-)
> 
> Looks like the debian users will have to wait out for a bit.

We are discussing this with Florent ...

Best wishes

Norbert

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