[tex-live] synctex patches in TeX Live

Karl Berry karl at freefriends.org
Thu Aug 25 00:14:57 CEST 2011

    My question is: assuming that a linux distribution is releasing TeX
    Live 2011 now - does it make sense to include the following patch?

As far as I know, yes.  Perhaps Peter will read this in due course and

I haven't tried to build the sources with just that
patch and only that patch applied, but looking at it, I find it hard to
imagine that it interacts with anything else.

(Of course, it would make sense for any kind of distribution, of course,
not just [GNU/]Linux.  The patch is not platform-specific.  For the
record ...)

    doesn't provide any bugfix release with the most critical bugs being

If it would be useful for the distro people, I could apply that patch to
the branch.  That would be a topic for the tldistro list.  I rarely get
any feedback from any distro people other than Norbert, so I don't know
what it is useful and is a waste of my time, so of course I do nothing
by default.


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