[XeTeX] XeTeX 0.9 is available

Jonathan Kew jonathan_kew at sil.org
Thu Feb 24 17:37:42 CET 2005

On 24 Feb 2005, at 4:21 pm, Bruno Voisin wrote:

> Le 24 févr. 05, à 16:08, Jonathan Kew a écrit :
>> After a too-long delay (with too many other things to do!), a new 
>> release of XeTeX is available for those intrepid folks who'd like to 
>> try it.
>> Some highlights of the new release include:
>> • moved to TeXLive 2004 codebase (new Web2C and kpathsearch)
>> • format files are now .fmt, not .xfmt -- no longer need to patch 
>> fmtutil
> Does this mean one needs to first uninstall the former version with 
> i-Installer, then reinstall the new one (for removing the now 
> superfluous .xfmt files - and .otf files as well), or does the 
> installer take care of everything? I'll try uninstalling first anyway.

Good point, I don't think the installer will automatically remove the 
.xfmt's; I should add that. Though they'll be harmless, just a slight 
waste of space.

It does try to remove the old .otf fonts.


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