[pdftex] Has anyone cpmpiled a windows version of the latest pdftex?

Thanh Han The hanthethanh at gmail.com
Sat Oct 15 08:01:13 CEST 2005

On Thu, Oct 13, 2005 at 06:36:12PM +0200, Hans Hagen wrote:
> Robert Howlett wrote:
> >Recently, Reinhard Kotucha wrote to this list (in another context):
> >" if you see how pdfTeX evolved the last few months, you can be quite
> >optimistic"
> >
> >I would really like to be able to start using the latest version of
> >pdftex,
> >but being unable to compile a windows binary, it seems to me that I
> >can't.
> >In the good old days, when Thanh released a new version of pdftex he
> >would release a binary for dos/windows. Later Fabrice Popineau , would
> >do this.  Is their out there somewhere a kind person who is willing to
> >compile
> >a windows binary and make it  publically available?
> the windows binaries can be fetched from the xemtex site (hosted by
> fabrice)

I always release djgpp binaries for each new version I
publish. For testing purpose it seems to be fine to me. For
daily use I have no experience, as I am a linux user.
Probably Ulrich Dirr or Hans Hagen can comment on the
performance of the djgpp binaries.


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