[arch-general] animate.sty in texlive-latexextra needs update

Jelle van der Waa jelle at vdwaa.nl
Mon Feb 24 18:59:50 UTC 2020

On 02/24/20 at 03:31pm, Marco via arch-general wrote:
> Dear list,
> I run into the problem of outdated package "animate" contained in
> texlive-latexextra. With the current version of the package, xelatex
> is not able to embed animations at least when using png frames. At the
> contrary, pdflatex works fine.
> Replacing the /usr/share/texmf-dist/tex/latex/animate/animate.sty with
> the version "2019/12/03" available upstream, that is, from CTAN [1],
> fixes the issue.
> I am now confused as what it's the best way to proceed, since I am not
> familiar with Arch's release cycle of texlive.
> Should I flag texlive-latexextra as out-of-date? Or is it better to
> file a bugreport?
> Suggestions welcomed.

File a bug report.
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