Subject: Re: texinfo files & tex
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Patrick Welche <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/28/1998 18:42:29
Greg A. Woods wrote:
> [ On Mon, September 28, 1998 at 17:20:30 (+0100), Patrick Welche wrote: ]
> > Subject: Re: texinfo files & tex
> > AFAIK when you install teTeX, you get texindex and texi2dvi, so there
> > is no point having them beforehand, as installing the TeX you need
> > to run them will also install them.
> Nope. At least it's not listed in in the pkgsrc version's PLIST (and
> should not be, nor should it be installed from there). The "current"
> teTeX distribution (0.4pl7) contains a much older (ancient) version of
> texinfo (3.9). Packages like this that contain other variants of
> packages with the exact same filenames are evil.
% texi2dvi --version
texi2dvi (Texinfo 3.9) 1.10
% texindex --version
GNU Texindex (Texinfo 3.9) 2.1
I guess I was fooled!