[tex-live] problem with babel package
daleif at imf.au.dk
Fri May 20 10:55:25 CEST 2011
On 05/20/2011 10:42 AM, Philipp Stephani wrote:
> Am 20.05.2011 um 09:32 schrieb Norbert Preining:
>> On Do, 19 Mai 2011, Philipp Stephani wrote:
>>> I think the most common problem for TeX Live in Ubuntu is that the packages are always outdated.
>> Which again comes from the fact that Ubuntu takes from Debian, and I package
>> for Debian only what will go into a release. TL2005 got into woody
>> TL 2007 in etch, TL2009 in squeeze, in TL2011 probably into the next release.
>> That is in general a distribution problem, hey *never* can provide
>> the newest packages if the release cycle is 1-2 years.
> OK. Ubuntu as a release cycle of six months, so that the Debian packages are unfortunately often outdated from Ubuntu's perspective.
>> And *honestly* since when was it sooooo urgent to have always the newest
>> and shiniest LaTeX package?
> When someone posts a question somewhere about LaTeX, the first answer is often "your TeX system is outdated." I agree that requiring every user to install the newest TeX system is not realistic, but then these answers should be avoided. But unfortunately, authors can only support the newest version.
hyperref problems springs to mind
those are often solved by Heiko releasing a new version
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