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Re: TeXLive status



On Wed, Aug 15, 2007 at 09:53:29AM -0400, Tom spot Callaway wrote:
> 
> On Wed, 2007-08-15 at 13:25 +0200, Jindrich Novy wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > 
> > I'm sending some information on TeXLive feature status for F8:
> > 
> > Version of 0.9 is now available via the yum repo for i386 and x86_64:
> > 
> > http://people.redhat.com/jnovy/files/texlive/texlive.repo
> > 
> > just install it to /etc/yum.repos.d/ and yum install texlive (and texlive-latex).
> > 
> > The new packages contain updated xpdf-3.02 from upstream to fix CVE-2007-3387,
> > pdftex no more links statically with libstdc++, xdvi.xaw3d is now part of
> > texlive-xdvi and contains other packaging fixes that mostly affects upgrading
> > from tetex.
> 
> Why aren't you using the Fedora xpdf package? It's also at 3.02.

I'm still unable to figure out how to force texlive to build against system xpdf.
That's the only reason for now.

> 
> > License audit is now in progress, currently finished for texlive-texmf and some
> > license changes are discussed upstream.
> 
> Keep in mind that texlive-texmf is on FE-Legal hold, pending the removal
> of the content under "bad" licenses, and the other texlive packages seem
> to depend on the texlive-texmf bits.

Ok, I'm keeping that in mind. Thanks again for working on the audit.

Jindrich

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