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Re: TeXLive status



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.

> 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.

~spot



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