File m-pictex.mkii not found

Uwe Siart usenet at
Thu Mar 23 11:43:38 CET 2023

David Carlisle <d.p.carlisle at> writes:

> so as latex has been based on etex for 20 years or so this does
> nothing useful and any document using \usepackage{m-pictex} could have
> switched to \usepackage{pictex} any time this century.

Thanks, David, for this precious information. I simply did not notice
during all these years that I could have switched back from m-pictex to

> perhaps keep m-pictex.mkii withdrawn and just ship m-pictex.sty with a
> one line \RequirePackage{pictex} for compatibility

Gave it a try. I can confirm that this works for me.


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