[tex-live] Changes for 2010?

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Mon Apr 19 12:11:53 CEST 2010

On Mo, 19 Apr 2010, Simon Spiegel wrote:
> And, of course, biber …

Well ... biber is not in by now, and I am not sure it will be, as
already discussed. It would be great to have it, but please remember
	* TeX Live is NOT an Operating System *
we cannot make any program work and ship a huge amount of dependencies.

Our aim with TeX Live is to keep a consisten set of binaries/programs so
that it behaves the same way on all systems. That means we have to get
all the stuff compiling on all systems. This is already a pain ... dragging
in another big big set of dependencies does not make it simpler.

> An update to xindy would also be nice, since it currently has serious issues with hyperref.

But that has not been resolved by now??? Or am I wrong? AFAIS the Debian
package still has a RC bug with the comment "as long as this is not
fixed no xindy will enter testing" or so.

Best wishes

Norbert Preining            preining@{jaist.ac.jp, logic.at, debian.org}
JAIST, Japan            TU Wien, Austria           Debian TeX Task Force
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