[tex-live] e-TeX 2.2 schedule update

Olaf Weber olaf at infovore.xs4all.nl
Thu Aug 26 22:56:59 CEST 2004

Norbert Preining writes:
> On Don, 26 Aug 2004, Olaf Weber wrote:

>> Peter Breitenlohner sent me the files for e-TeX 2.2.  it doesn't yet
> ...
>> Should I merge this into TeX-live, or does that clobber the schedule
>> even worse than it is already?

> I think you have the changes and can estimate how much problems we will
> get. Are there any serious changes, making pdfetex or latex (which is
> driven by etex) even *probably* unuseable?

Unusable seems unlikely to me, though the actual testing I could do
only shows that the binaries survived casual use.

> If this would be the case, I would wait until release. If the changes
> are not that intrusive or dangerous, I would merge it in together with
> the fixes for the array bug. We are still not finished with building
> binaries, so one more round is no problem.

What would be the deadline?

Olaf Weber

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