[tex-live] Texlive 2009-39.1 update caused beamer problem

Dr. Werner Fink werner at suse.de
Mon Apr 12 14:44:16 CEST 2010

On Mon, Apr 12, 2010 at 01:31:54PM +0100, Joseph Wright wrote:
> On 12/04/2010 13:18, Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard wrote:
> >>Hmmm ... http://tug.org/texlive/bugs.html does *not* show any
> >>informations about this issue.  Wouldn't it better to have
> >>some errata for TeXLive 2009 on that page?  Btw: there is
> >>already a bug #591958 at https://bugzilla.novell.com
> >>
> >This bug did only exist in a 4-days window. I'm not sure it's worth trying to
> >document every transient bug in TL. (OTOH, I agree that this particular one is
> >very annoying.)
> >
> >Manuel.
> Perhaps I'm missing something, but given the way TeX Live tends to
> be released would errata which appear when updating "count". I can
> see the need to mention problems with the DVD release, or with
> ongoing issues (which as far as I know currently don't exist!), but
> not with individual packages updated after release. (The MiKTeX
> "issues" takes much this approach: only things which are ongoing get
> mentioned.)

The problem with the beamer class was caused by an update with
the geometry class for an XeLaTeX problem.  As I do maintain
the RPM package version of TeXLive the tlmgr is a nogo (it would
interfere with the RPM data base).


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