[tex-live] How to exclude a package from updating?

Mojca Miklavec mojca.miklavec.lists at gmail.com
Tue Dec 13 13:21:14 CET 2011

On Tue, Dec 13, 2011 at 11:57, Markus Kohm wrote:
> Am Montag, 12. Dezember 2011 war zu lesen:
>> the new libertine-package requires luatex or xetex, but you can not use
>> pdftex  any longer to compile your files: either pdftex or libertine.
> Does anybody have the last version of the libertine bundle before this update?

The complete version is still in TeX Live's SVN. (If anyone would need
a script to fetch it, I can easily provide one.)

> There's the suggestion to provide a frozzen old libertine bundle with Type-1
> support and a new libertine bundle (e.g. called libertineotf like the new
> package file libertineotf.sty) side by side. Unfortunately the maintainer
> declared to finish his work immediatly. But if someone else want to do it,
> he/she will need the prior version, that is not longer available from CTAN.

The funny thing is that all the files are still there. He just
declared the package unmaintained in libertine.sty, so it should be
enough to just replace the sty file as a temporary solution. (Maybe
that was an intermediate step before finally removing all the font


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