[tex-live] requirements for addition in shell_escape_commands

Paulo Roberto Massa Cereda cereda.paulo at gmail.com
Fri May 15 01:18:53 CEST 2015

Hi Élie!

In other news, I will include a Gregorio directive in the upcoming 
version of arara. :)

Congrats on this amazing project!

All the best,


On 14-05-2015 10:06, Élie Roux wrote:
> Dear All,
> I'm writing you because I'm thinking about releasing a future version of
> Gregorio on CTAN and, I hope, on TeXLive. GregorioTeX is just a few TeX
> files, no problem, but it calls a small program called "gregorio", which
> you can see the sources of here:
> https://github.com/gregorio-project/gregorio/tree/develop
> It's in C, it parses standard input or a file, and generates TeX on a
> file, or stdout. It can also generate the same format as the input or
> another text format. It can't call another program, can't execute
> arbitrary commands, and doesn't require any external library or script
> language, uses gnu c99 with fortify flags. If it ever gets into TeXLive,
> would it be considered "secure" enough to be in the
> shell_escape_commands? If not, what else would be needed? I'm asking now
> in case there are additional developments to do before proposing inclusion.
> Thank you,

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