[pdftex] Underscore in URL using hyperref (very old issue?)

Robin Fairbairns Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk
Mon Apr 15 17:33:08 CEST 2002

martin schröder writes:

> On 2002-04-15 13:55:15 +0100, Barry McMullin wrote:
> > other information.  The advice given in the message above is that
> > the version of latex in use must be "fairly ancient"; but I'm
> > getting the problem on a RH 6.2 linux box, with the most up to
> > date tetex rpms available. (I have also encountered it on a RH
> [...]
> > LaTeX2e <1998/12/01> patch level 1
> This _is_ "fairly ancient". Please complain to RedHat that they
> don't ship a recent LaTeX.

indeed.  however, so is redhat 6.2 -- the version shipping with
current redhat is only a year or so old (though when i last looked, it
continued to offer a painfully out-of-date pdftex).

> You might want to install a recent TeX live system, available
> e.g. from UKTUG.

this is good advice.


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