[tex-live] datestamp in texcat (was: Re: cam.ctan.org upload: answers)
cherepan at mccme.ru
Sat Sep 19 12:18:55 CEST 2009
On Fri, 18 Sep 2009 17:55:21 -0500, karl at freefriends.org (Karl Berry) wrote:
> Right now catalogue-date properties are broken^Wirregular for both
> parrun and shipunov in texlive.tlpdb. Don't know how significant it is
> Completely insignificant (to us).
Ok, I get it. Knowing it earlier would save everyone's time.
> Maybe just texlive scripts should be fixed (I'm Cc'ing
> Everything has been fixed in various sources for several days, as Robin
> replied already. The texlive.tlpdb entries weren't updated because we
> intentionally don't update packages just because their Catalogue entry
> changes. Our theory being that users would not care to download extra
> packages / consume more bandwidth just to fix a typo in the description
> (much less in the catalogue-date attribute).
> However, since apparently this will be a problem for you forever, I've
All I tried to do is to help, not to push perfection to your process
against your will. If you don't care about it then I don't care either.
> just forced an update of those two packages in tonight's build. Hope
> that will settle it.
It's not yet in public texlive.tlpdb. Either it didn't yet come
through or it's lost in the way. But I don't care any more. (If
someone cares script to more or less strictly check texlive.tlpdb was
attached to some of the previous mails.)
Sorry for the noise.
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