[tex-live] texlive guide entry for 2014

jfbu jfbu at free.fr
Fri Jan 13 20:44:42 CET 2017

Le 13 janv. 2017 à 13:59, Hironobu Yamashita <h.y.acetaminophen at gmail.com> a écrit :

> Hello,
> 2017/01/13 18:36, jfbu <jfbu at free.fr>:
>> Can someone confirm that since TL2014 there is no need
>> on Unix-like systems to prepare beforehand .xbb
>> files for graphics inclusion of .png, .jpeg, ..., 
>> when doing latex+dvipdfmx or platex+dvipdfmx ?
>> (and that it was either needed before, or at least
>> shell-escape had to be enabled) ?
> I remember xbb files were necessary for TL2014 or earlier.
> Japanese people has been heavily using dvipdfmx, so they added
> extractbb to their local texmf.cnf by hand
> Hironobu Yamashita

Thanks for the information ! This is for support
of some other software, now I know they can avoid
the explicit extractbb calls but under assumption
of a TL2015 or more recent install,


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