[tex-live] No room for a new \write

George N. White III gnwiii at gmail.com
Mon Mar 19 16:35:37 CET 2007

On 3/19/07, Taco Hoekwater <taco at elvenkind.com> wrote:

> Philipp Fäh wrote:
> > Structured \write-files (\write-file-sharing) and some rules could
> > already solve the problem?
> After some offlist emails it is now clear that we can and will add
> the functionality to have more than 16 files to the etex changes,
> but as this is the tex-live list, you would have to wait for another
> year before that functionality is available to you.
> So it is unlikey there will be a quick solution, sorry.

Well -- don't feel sorry!   The sources are there, so anyone who finds
it easier to write the patch than it is to work around the limit is
free to contribute changes this afternoon or even next week.

George N. White III <aa056 at chebucto.ns.ca>
Head of St. Margarets Bay, Nova Scotia

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