[NTG-pdftex] Re: Patch ShellEscape

Hans Hagen pragma@wxs.nl
Mon, 14 Jul 2003 11:23:49 +0200


At 23:03 13/07/2003 +0200, Heiko Oberdiek wrote:
>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.

in that case, why not use the latex version as per tex live 8 (an ifeof18 
test macro extension can wait till then i suppose)

Hans

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