[NTG-context] spurious space before section heading but only in pdf mode
sanjoy at mrao.cam.ac.uk
Wed May 17 02:19:29 CEST 2006
From: frantisek holop <minusf at obiit.org>
> hmm, on Sat, Apr 08, 2006 at 11:12:56PM +0100, Sanjoy Mahajan said that
> > Thanks, those two space removals in enco-pfr.tex fix it. I guess when
> > I upgrade to pdftex 1.30 I'll unchange it.
> it seems that people are more afraid to upgrade their pdftex
> than context. in my opinion upgrading context is much harder,
> there are much more things which can go wrong.
Upgrading context is easy now that I keep it in ~/texmf/, so updates
to the Debian tetex packages don't overwrite or shadow the latest
My worry about upgrading pdf(e)tex is that when I do the next
apt-get update && apt-get upgrade
then my pdftex 1.30 will get wiped out by the v1.21 that comes with
the slightly updated tetex-3.0. Then I'll have to regenerate the
context formats (the apt-get upgrade will regenerate only the system
formats, not my own).
Already this overwriting happens with metapost 0.91: After upgrading
the tetex, it gets returned to 0.63 or something like that. So I keep
the 0.91 install tree around and wrote a Makefile to reinstall it over
the 0.63 version (Taco has put that Makefile in the metapost
distribution). But I'd like to minimize the amount of homebrew
administration, which is why I keep my hands off pdftex.
`Never underestimate the evil of which men of power are capable.'
--Bertrand Russell, _War Crimes in Vietnam_, chapter 1.
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