[tex-live] possible bug/regression in TL2016

Jim Diamond Jim.Diamond at acadiau.ca
Fri Jul 15 01:04:25 CEST 2016

On Thu, Jul 14, 2016 at 23:58 (+0100), David Carlisle wrote:

> On 14 July 2016 at 23:52, Karl Berry <karl at freefriends.org> wrote:
>> Hi Jim,

>>     \input ifpdf.sty
>>     \input miniltx
>>     \makeatletter
>>     \def\Gin at driver{pdftex.def}
>>     \input color.sty
>>     ...
>>     ! Undefined control sequence.
>> l.1569      \@ifpackageloaded
>>                                  {pst-pdf}%          hv 20160630

>> I think it should still work, but whether the appropriate change is in
>> miniltx.sty, pdftex.def, color.sty, or somewhere else, I cannot guess
>> off the top of my head.  David?  --thanks, karl.

> the offending line is gone from the pdftex.def pushed to ctan a couple
> of days ago, so it may perhaps be reaching texlive sometime soon:-)

> see ctan:
> macros/latex/contrib/graphics-def/pdftex.def

This is excellent.  Where else but in the TeX world would a fix show
up before the bug report?  I guess this is an efficiency of more than
100%, laws of thermodynamics notwithstanding.

Translation: thanks very much for the info (and good news).



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