[metapost] Metapost: generisize() bug
taco at elvenkind.com
Tue Mar 18 09:05:19 CET 2008
Eddie Kohler wrote:
> TeX Live 2007 appears to introduce a bug in the MetaPost boxes.mp
> "generisize()" function, visible via generic_declare and generic_redeclare.
> Suffixes like "" are no longer accepted.
This may be a strange question, but: Do you know how to fix the
macro? Apparently it is broken now thanks to an earlier (wrong)
bugfix by me for a problem that happened with strings with "[["
in it (reported by Denis Roegel).
> The following input file demonstrates the bug.
> input boxes;
> _n_ := "blah";
> generic_declare(pair) _n;
> The workaround is to use "blah0" instead of "blah", but the bug should be fixed.
> Eddie Kohler
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