[tex-live] ifxetex package missing from collection-xetex

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Wed Jan 31 16:26:46 CET 2007

On Mit, 31 Jan 2007, Jonathan Kew wrote:
> I guess it's way too late to rebuild anything at this point?

Probably no.

> Having at last had a chance to download an .iso test image and  
> install a "typical" scheme (usually, I just run from a subversion  
> checkout), I found that the ifxetex package was not included,  
> although xetex and various associated packages were present. This  
> leads to a failure with packages such as fontspec, which use  
> ifxetex.sty to check the engine.

ifxetex is currently in
do you think it is better to put it into collection-xetex?

> I suppose the "correct" thing to do would be to define ifxetex as a  
> dependency of fontspec, xltxtra, and any other packages that require  
> it; but a simpler workaround would be to add ifxetex explicitly to  
> collection-xetex. If there will be another rebuild of the packages  
> for any reason, I'd like to see this fixed.

I can do this for now ... no problem.

Best wishes


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Debian Developer <preining at debian.org>                         Debian TeX Group
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