[tex-live] Fwd: gwTeX + LaTeX update: minor incompatibility (?)

Gerben Wierda 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 (?)
> Hello,
> 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 
> file:
> /usr/local/teTeX/share/texmf.tetex/tex/latex/dvipdfm/dvipdfm.def
> which is dated 1999/9/6.
> The LaTeX update package (2006/04/30 13:41:20) installs the following 
> file:
> /usr/local/teTeX/share/texmf.local/tex/latex/graphics/dvipdfm.def
> 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.
> Thanks,
> Zach Pincus
> Program in Biomedical Informatics and Department of Biochemistry
> Stanford University School of Medicine

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