[tex-live] Debian freeze - last chance for changes

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Fri Jun 22 13:49:59 CEST 2012

Hi Peter,

thanks for the information.

Can you send me these four things as separate patches, if you have them,
or as one big patch, if this is more convenient.

On Fr, 22 Jun 2012, Peter Breitenlohner wrote:
> (1) and (2): Ken Brown <kbrow1i at gmail.com> has noted that already moderately
> long pathnames may yield buffer overruns in lacheck and dvi2tty.
> (3): three ICU library files have been modified (undoing ICU SVN commit
> 36090 from 2009-06-11), in order to solve all/most XeTeX problems with Indic
> scripts.
> (4): a small change in pdftexdir/pdftosrc.cc required to build pdfTeX with
> poppler >=0.18.4 (system-xpdf).  Note, however, that building pdfTeX that
> way slightly reduces its capability to handle large files (see README.config
> 1.6 and 3.4.2).

Thanks a lot and all the best


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