[tex-live] Bug#429257: asks for file Arabicore.sty while provide arabicore.sty

Frank Küster frank at debian.org
Mon Jun 18 09:25:52 CEST 2007

Dear Youssef,

a user of arabi as part of TeX Live in the Debian/GNU Linux distribution
has reported a problem:

Mazen NEIFER <mazen.neifer at supaero.org> wrote:

> File /usr/share/texmf-texlive/tex/latex/arabi/arabic.ldf is asking for latex 
> package named Arabicore.sty while this one is provided as arabicore.sty. This 
> seems to be caused by the original package sources (which was developed for 
> windows latex). 

The same problem also exists in the files on CTAN, and probably shows up
on every system which has a case-sensitive filesystem (i.e. also on Mac

What do you suggest?  Should we rename the file to Arabicore.sty with
capital A, or rather change arabic.ldf (and probably other files) and
replace Arabicore with arabicore?

Thank you in advance, Frank
Frank Küster
Single Molecule Spectroscopy, Protein Folding @ Inst. f. Biochemie, Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer (teTeX/TeXLive)

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