[tex-live] Fwd: gwTeX + LaTeX update: minor incompatibility (?)
Gerben.Wierda at rna.nl
Tue Sep 26 01:14:44 CEST 2006
Does anybody know where to report this bug? It seems there is an error
in the LaTeX release of earlier this year.
Begin forwarded message:
> From: Zachary Pincus <zpincus at stanford.edu>
> Date: September 26, 2006 01:03:16 CEST
> To: ii2 at rna.nl
> Subject: gwTeX + LaTeX update: minor incompatibility (?)
> I have stumbled across what *may* be a minor problem in the latest
> LaTeX update that is distributed via your i-installer system.
> Specifically, the TeX i-Package (2006/08/11 00:19:16) installs this
> which is dated 1999/9/6.
> The LaTeX update package (2006/04/30 13:41:20) installs the following
> which is different from the above and dated 1998/11/24
> The latter file causes problems with the placement of included
> graphics with bounding boxes when using latex and dvipdfm. I believe
> that its inclusion is an error, and that the (slightly) more recent
> version that is installed with tex should also be used with the latex
> update. (At least, this is the advice that I received from the xetex
> list where the problem initially came to light.) Perhaps there is a
> different or better solution... I am not by any means a TeX expert.
> Zach Pincus
> Program in Biomedical Informatics and Department of Biochemistry
> Stanford University School of Medicine
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