[tex-live] how to get updated dvisvgm 1.14 on Linux as part of TL 2015?
zdenek.wagner at gmail.com
Wed Dec 30 15:53:53 CET 2015
Binaries are not updated during a lifetime of a particular TL version. It
requires quite a big effort to compile binaries for all platforms and many
people are involved in it. The binaries are compiled during the pretest
phase, sometimes several times and then they are kept fixed.
2015-12-30 4:18 GMT+01:00 Nasser M. Abbasi <nma at 12000.org>:
> Just saw announcement of new version of dvisvgm on comp.text.tex
> Since I use this program a lot, I wanted to get the latest version.
> So I just did a full update of TL 2014 on linux,
> sudo /usr/local/texlive/2015/bin/x86_64-linux/tlmgr update --all
> But I do not see dvisvgm being updated. There is a new version of it. Why
> does not show up in the update? I know it is not a package, but a
> program. Should this not be included? Are binaries not part of tlmgr
> [ 42/205, 02:17/06:13] update: dowith [1180k] (29501 -> 38860) ... done
> [ 43/205, 02:19/06:13] update: dvipdfmx [344k] (37159 -> 38779) ... done
> [ 44/205, 02:21/06:17] update: dvipdfmx-def [49k] (38439 -> 38796) ... done
> [ 45/205, 02:24/06:25] update: dvips [627k] (38519 -> 39052) ... done
> [ 46/205, 02:26/06:27] update: dynamicnumber [161k] (38590 -> 38726) ...
> [ 47/205, 02:28/06:32] update: e-french [1779k] (38141 -> 38742) ... done
> Here is the link to the updated date of dvisvgm
> 1.14 2015-12-28.
> After the TL update it done, I still have the old version:
> dvisvgm (TeX Live) 1.9.2
> But the new version is 1.14
> which dvisvgm
> How does one get new version of dvisvgm updated as part of TL 2015?
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