latex or l3 changes in 2020: starting to request tcrm fonts?

Ulrike Fischer news3 at
Thu Feb 13 10:01:57 CET 2020

Am Thu, 13 Feb 2020 12:47:35 +0900 schrieb Norbert Preining:

> it seems that one of the recent changes in some of the latex/l3 packages has
> triggered a new dependency (implicit): When compiling a document without
> collection-fontsrecommended installed, it still requests the tcrm fonts:

> Is this a known "feature"/issue?

Yes, tcrm is a textcomp font. As the textcomp definition have been
moved to the kernel it is quite possible that your style now
triggers the use when it previously did not. 

Ulrike Fischer

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