[texhax] unpacking/installing xypdf

Phil Parker phil at math.wichita.edu
Sat Mar 27 15:04:37 CET 2010

On 03/27/2010 at 02:57 PM, Reinhard Kotucha <reinhard.kotucha at web.de> wrote:
>On 27 March 2010 Phil Parker wrote:

> > I just got xypdf.zip from CTAN. Here's what happened:
> > ! File ended while scanning use of \@xargdef.
> > <inserted text>
> >                 \par
> > <*> xypdf.ins
> > 
> > ?
> > 
> > Now what do I do?
> > I attach xypdf.log in case it is needed.

>Works fine here.  Your TeX system is quite old.  In particular, you have 

>  Utility: `docstrip' 2.5c <2003/09/18>

>and I have

>  Utility: `docstrip' 2.5d <2005/07/29>

Thanks. I'll ask the sysad to update.

   Best wishes,
    Phil Parker
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