[tex-live] TeXLive Perl + latexmk (windows)

Lars Madsen daleif at imf.au.dk
Tue Apr 13 00:24:43 CEST 2010

Lars Madsen wrote:
> Norbert Preining wrote:
>> On Mo, 12 Apr 2010, Lars Madsen wrote:
>>> Hi, the latexmk script needs the Digest perl package, which is 
>>> missing  in tlperl
>> ??? I have to disagree, there is Digest in tlperl...
>> Which digst method are you using? Currently we are shipping only the
>> MD5 dll ...
> not sure, latexmk on win 7 with a fully updated TL 09 just complained 
> that it could not find any Digest.pm at all

just had a second look, yes you provide

Digest::MD5, etc.

but latexmk explicitly calls

use Digest;

which makes it fail

But since latexmk only use Digest->MD5 (AFAICS), it fwould be enough to 
change latexmk to use

use Digest::MD5;

could someone send a message to John Collins?


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