[tex-live] A bug in TeXLive 2004 in working with ncctools package

Alois Steindl Alois.Steindl+e325 at tuwien.ac.at
Mon Dec 6 17:53:35 CET 2004

On Montag 06 Dezember 2004 16:58, Vladimir Volovich wrote:
> Greetings Victor,
> "v" == victorgfu  writes:
>  v> Dear developers, I can't use all the features of the manyfoot
>  v> package, because when I set "para" constant, ii doesn't make the
>  v> the footnotes running as one paragraph, like it was when you tried
>  v> to compile the sources. So, by now I have to disable that function
>  v> and am wasting a lot of paper space, because each footnote begins
>  v> from new line.
>  v> As I understand this is a BUG, because the TeXLive 2003 doesn't
>  v> have this error. I tried to replace the footmisc and the ncctools
>  v> packages with the old ones, but the result was the same
>  v> frustration.  Thus, I conclude, that the LaTeX kernel has a bug.
> Thanks for sending the test files, which I have received.
> However, I see that it is not a minimal test file. In particular, it
> contains the makepdf script which does some things, and even the xii
> executable.
> Is it possible for you to prepare the SIMPLE latex test file, which
> shows the buggy behavior when it is processed by pdflatex?
> I.e., please prepare the latex source file, e.g. test.tex, which
> should be processed. Please avoid usage of any scripts like makepdf or
> executables like "xii". If you need any additional latex packages
> (*.sty files), it's OK to include them, but having to depend on some
> scripts or executables makes analysing the problem harder.
> Best,
> v.
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