[tex-live] Error with TL 2015 (involving `floatrow')

Denis Bitouzé dbitouze at wanadoo.fr
Sat Jun 20 11:13:45 CEST 2015

Le 19/06/15 à 23h53, David Carlisle <d.p.carlisle at gmail.com> a écrit :

> On 19 June 2015 at 22:18, David Carlisle <d.p.carlisle at gmail.com> wrote:
>> If you move floatrow earlier it works fine
> That said, it would of course be better if document changes were not
> needed.

So we agree :)

> The problem really is an error in floatrow package which is declaring
> a box with \newinsert rather than \newbox.

Nice caving expedition! :)

> inserts are restricted to the classic tex registers below 256, but
> latex hardly uses inserts at all (just two by default one for
> footnotes and one for \enlargethispage) so the restriction should not
> be a problem in practice,
> Line 485 of floatrow.sty should be
> \@ifdefinable\flrow at foot{\newbox\flrow at foot}
> not
> \@ifdefinable\flrow at foot{\newinsert\flrow at foot}


> I'll see if I can contact the author.


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