[XeTeX] hyperref broken??

Philipp Stephani st_philipp at yahoo.de
Sun Oct 3 15:11:25 CEST 2010

Am 03.10.2010 um 14:02 schrieb David Perry:

> Heiko,
> Thank you for the reply.
> On 10/3/2010 4:41 AM, Heiko Oberdiek wrote:
>> This is correct. XeTeX is used to generate PDF, `hypertex' is
>> a driver for DVI mode. You can easily omit the option, because
>> XeTeX is automatically detected.
> If I omit the option, or use 'xetex' in place of 'hypertex' or use the driverfallback option, I get:
> ! Undefined control sequence.
> \str_if_eq_p:nn #1#2->\tex_ifnum:D \pdf_strcmp:D
>                                                 {\etex_unexpanded:D {#1}}{\...
> l.479 ...p:w  \cs_set_nopar:cpn  \cs_set_nopar:Npn
> I fixed the missing commas but that made no difference.

Looks like an expl3 problem: \pdf_strcmp:D is pdfTeX's \pdfstrcmp, which might be nonexistent or available under a different name in XeTeX. This *might* get fixed by updating expl3; otherwise write to the LaTeX list (LATEX-L at LISTSERV.UNI-HEIDELBERG.DE, I've put it on CC).

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