[tex-live] TexLive version of CWEB can't handle strings >1024 characters

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Tue Sep 4 04:49:22 CEST 2012

On Mon, 03 Sep 2012, Arthur O'Dwyer wrote:
> users. But it seems like the *first* prerequisite is for someone to
> address the problem in TeXLive itself, so that anyone who rsyncs with
> tug.org::tldevsrc/Build/source/ will see the fix.

That is why in the last email I wrote
	Karl? Peter?
who are the ones doing this stuff and will surely answer at some point
in future.

> Beyond that... If this fix can be pushed downstream fast enough to get
> into Ubuntu 12.10, that would be nice. If it misses the initial

My procedure will be the following:
- wait for Karl and Peter to answer
- if accepted prepare a new texlive-bin package
- upload it to Debian/unstable and ask release-managers to include
  it in testing
- if it is in testing, Ubuntu will pull it for sure
  if it is not in testing, one can request that it will get pulled 
  from unstable 
  (but I don't know anything about the internals of Ubuntu)

Best wishes


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