[tex-live] Patches for dvidvi

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Mon Jul 2 15:34:41 CEST 2007

Hi Lionel,

On Mon, 02 Jul 2007, Lionel Elie Mamane wrote:
> > I don't know about the maintainer status of dvidvi, is it actively
> > maintained, and if yes, where?
> I don't think it is. dvidvi has been in Debian for nearly a decade
> (since October 1997) and no upstream change is known since
> then. http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/dviware/dvidvi/ suggests that
> 1.0 version is even as old as 1994. Its history seems to be that every
> version is released by a _different_ upstream:
>  - Tomas Rokicki: 0.5 in July 1992 at the latest
>  - Esteban Zimanyi: 1.0 in 1994 at the latest
>  - Markus Kohm: 1.1 in 1994 at the latest

So this means AFAIS that TeX Live *IS* upstream. If we just feed in the
changes and make sure that they compile on all arch/os combinations then
we are gone. Right?


Best wishes


Dr. Norbert Preining <preining at logic.at>        Vienna University of Technology
Debian Developer <preining at debian.org>                         Debian TeX Group
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