[XeTeX] new version of HarfBuzz

Jonathan Kew jfkthame at gmail.com
Mon Apr 24 17:34:21 CEST 2017

On 24/04/2017 16:21, maxwell wrote:
> On 2017-04-24 11:15, Jonathan Kew wrote:
>> On 24/04/2017 15:36, Bobby de Vos wrote:
>>> The xetex binary as installed by the Tex Live installer in /usr/local
>>> does not seem to load those two libraries.
>> Right; the TL-distributed binaries avoid dynamic linking as far as
>> possible, in order to maximize portability and consistency. The other
>> side of this, of course, is that they don't automatically benefit from
>> library updates.
> Which brings me back to my original question: will xetex as distributed
> in TeXLive 2017 include this harfbuzz update?  Or is it too late for that?

As of today, the updated harfbuzz is now in the TL source tree. And 
final binaries for the distribution are not yet done.

So I think we made it.


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