[NTG-pdftex] Re: Patch ShellEscape

Heiko Oberdiek oberdiek@uni-freiburg.de
Sun, 13 Jul 2003 23:03:00 +0200


On Sun, Jul 13, 2003 at 09:47:36PM +0200, Hans Hagen wrote:

> At 19:31 13/07/2003 +0200, you wrote:
> 
> >The changes are already done. And it would be difficult to distinguish
> >between 3.14159 and 3.141592 at macro level. I would not want to read
> >the .log file for the version number in the banner.
> 
> hm, isn't there a macro in latex then that holds the number?

No, LaTeX does not know, which TeX is used.

> also, you can maybe use a latex version number for testing

Not reliable. For example, my tex is much older than my LaTeX
installation.

Yours sincerely
  Heiko <oberdiek@uni-freiburg.de>