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FS#65619 - [texlive-latexextra] animate.sty broken for use with xelatex

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by marco (domanov) - Monday, 24 February 2020, 21:02 GMT
Last edited by Rémy Oudompheng (remyoudompheng) - Sunday, 07 June 2020, 14:32 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages: Extra
Status Closed
Assigned To Rémy Oudompheng (remyoudompheng)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No



Latex package animate.sty {version 2019/08/20} shipped with texlive-latexextra 2019.52575-1 is broken for xelatex (works fine with pdflatex). Using xetex engine, it's not possible to embed animations at least when using png frames.
Updating animate.sty with the latest upstream from CTAN {version 2019/12/03} [cfr] fixes the problem.

Additional info:

* package version(s)
texlive-latexextra 2019.52575-1

* link to upstream bug report, if any
Arch's version uses an outdated engine testing, which fails for xelatex. Upstream this was fixed with:
This task depends upon

Closed by  Rémy Oudompheng (remyoudompheng)
Sunday, 07 June 2020, 14:32 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  texlive-latexextra 2020.54584-1
contains animate v. 2020/03/25