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FS#63274 - [texlive-bin] don't build dvisgvm from TL source, use official one

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Vladimir (_v_l) - Thursday, 25 July 2019, 02:04 GMT
Last edited by Antonio Rojas (arojas) - Thursday, 25 July 2019, 05:58 GMT
Task Type Feature Request
Category Packages: Extra
Status Assigned
Assigned To Rémy Oudompheng (remyoudompheng)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 0%
Votes 1
Private No


According to this message on tlbuild ML: the preferred (by upstream) way to provide dvisvgm is to build it from the official source but not from TL source (as for example it is done for Asymptote).

The obvious advantage (besides troubles mentioned in the message) is to update the dvisvgm when new release is out, don't relying on TL source update. For example, the new release 2.7.3 of dvisvgm was made on July 12.
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