[tex-live] AUCTeX state

Ralf Angeli angeli at caeruleus.net
Sun May 11 08:06:06 CEST 2008

* Reinhard Kotucha (2008-05-11) writes:

> Ralf Angeli writes:
>  > The PNG library needs updating.  There is a newer version available by
>  > the GnuWin32 project.
> Do you mean http://gnuwin32.sourceforge.net/packages/libpng.htm ?


> The
> version there is 1.2.24 which seems to be older.

The release date is later than the last Emacs+AUCTeX bundle IIRC.

> Under the assumption
> that libpng13.dll is version 1.3, at least.  Can you provide a link to
> a newer version?

libpng13.dll was probably part of the 1.2.8 release.  No idea why they
switched to the name libpng12.dll in 1.2.24.  Anyway, even 1.2.24 has
security vulnerabilities, see
<URL:http://www.libpng.org/pub/png/libpng.html>. )c:

>  > Yes, when providing completion alternatives for stuff like \input or
>  > \usepackage.  This requires, however, that `kpsewhich' is in PATH.  (Of
>  > course the same is true for `latex' and similar binaries.)
> Yes, it will only work with web2c based distributions.  But do
> non-web2c distributions provide manpages and info files at all?  Then
> it would be sufficient to check whether kpsewhich is in PATH.

IIRC MiKTeX, for example, utilizes some Windows help browser, so its
documentation is likely in HTML.


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