[tex-live] Package name of dvipdfmx cause warning messages

Dr. Werner Fink werner at suse.de
Tue Jan 14 09:15:25 CET 2014

On Tue, Jan 14, 2014 at 09:02:05AM +0100, Peter Breitenlohner wrote:
> On Tue, 14 Jan 2014, Dr. Werner Fink wrote:
> >The code tells me that some parts for the file search uses the
> >macro PACKAGE and not argv[0] ... see src/dpxfile.c .. and this not
> >only for MIKTEX
> Hi Werner,
> you are using an old and obsolete version of the sources.  In TeX Live 2013
> there was texk/dvipdfmx/src/dpxfile.c whereas the current SVN sources have
> texk/dvipdfm-x/dpxfile.c, not using PACKAGE.  It does, however, use PREFIX
> "dvipdfm-x." but only to generate the name of an optional cache file.

Hmmm ... the obsolete version of the sources is the the tree of TeXLive 2013
and the bug report here was exactly for this version.

Maybe it would be a good idea to announce a official freeze including a tag
for the source tree before announcing a new TeXLive version.  Then there is
a clear base which can be downloaded and that we can discuss ;)

> Perhaps that PREFIX should be changed.



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