[tex-live] Question about package's update with tlmgr

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Tue Aug 2 00:06:14 CEST 2011

On Aug 1, 2011, at 2:21 PM, Maïeul Rouquette wrote:

> Hello,
> I have TexLive 2011 (via MacTeX).
> On the CTAN website, the package ledmac is up on the 2011-07-22, version 0.8.1 http://distrib-coffee.ipsl.jussieu.fr/pub/mirrors/ctan/help/Catalogue/entries/ledmac.html
> when I made tlmgr show ledmac
> I obtain 
> package:     ledmac
> category:    Package
> shortdesc:   Typeset scholarly editions in parallel texts.
> longdesc:    A macro package for typesetting scholarly critical editions. The ledmac package is a LaTeX port of the plain TeX EDMAC macros. It supports indexing by page and line number and simple tabular- and array-style environments. The package is distributed with the related ledpar and ledarab packages; all three packages are in need of a new maintainer, since the original author can no longer offer his support.
> installed:   Yes
> revision:    15878
> cat-version: 0.7, patch 0.5
> cat-date:    2009-06-03 09:23:07 +0200
> cat-license: lppl
> collection:  collection-humanities
> do you have an idea of the reason ? how often tlmgr update the informations about a package ? 
> thank a lot
> Maïeul


Since TL2011 was released recently after a period of being frozen for testing updates are just starting to come through the pipeline.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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