texinputs/sphinx.sty "inputs" pdfcolor.tex which is no longer present in TexLive

rickhg12hs avatarrickhg12hs created an issue

With recent development and cleanup at TexLive, the file texmf-dist/tex/plain/misc/pdfcolor.tex no longer exists.

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915 r33039 | karl | 2014-02-24 18:12:03 +0100 (Mon, 24 Feb 2014) | 1 line
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917 move {plain,generic}/misc/* files to new subdirs according to their upstreams
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919 Changed paths:
920    A /trunk/Master/texmf-dist/tex/generic/beebe
921    A /trunk/Master/texmf-dist/tex/generic/beebe/bibnames.sty (from /trunk/Master/texmf-dist/tex/generic/misc/bibnames.sty:33035)
922    A /trunk/Master/texmf-dist/tex/generic/beebe/texnames.sty (from /trunk/Master/texmf-dist/tex/generic/misc/texnames.sty:33035)
923    A /trunk/Master/texmf-dist/tex/generic/beebe/tugboat.def (from /trunk/Master/texmf-dist/tex/plain/misc/tugboat.def:33035)
924    A /trunk/Master/texmf-dist/tex/generic/knuth-lib
925    A /trunk/Master/texmf-dist/tex/generic/knuth-lib/null.tex (from /trunk/Master/texmf-dist/tex/generic/misc/null.tex:33035)
926    D /trunk/Master/texmf-dist/tex/generic/misc/bibnames.sty
927    D /trunk/Master/texmf-dist/tex/generic/misc/null.tex
928    D /trunk/Master/texmf-dist/tex/generic/misc/texnames.sty
929    A /trunk/Master/texmf-dist/tex/plain/knuth-local
930    A /trunk/Master/texmf-dist/tex/plain/knuth-local/xepsf.tex (from /trunk/Master/texmf-dist/tex/plain/misc/xepsf.tex:33035)
931    A /trunk/Master/texmf-dist/tex/plain/makeindex
932    A /trunk/Master/texmf-dist/tex/plain/makeindex/idxmac.tex (from /trunk/Master/texmf-dist/tex/plain/misc/idxmac.tex:33035)
933    D /trunk/Master/texmf-dist/tex/plain/misc/idxmac.tex
934    D /trunk/Master/texmf-dist/tex/plain/misc/pdfcolor.tex
935    D /trunk/Master/texmf-dist/tex/plain/misc/tugboat.def
936    D /trunk/Master/texmf-dist/tex/plain/misc/xepsf.tex
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sphinx/texinputs/sphinx.sty still inputs this file:

  \input{pdfcolor}

... and causes an error when developers use Sphinx and the latest version of TexLive to produce PDF documentation. For example, this Julia Documentation Issue is caused by this Sphinx reference to pdfcolor.tex.

As the original pdfcolor.tex file was only intended as a sample usage file, will Sphinx stop using it in favor of something distributed with Sphinx?

Comments (4)

  1. rickhg12hs

    pdfcolor.tex may be returning to the TexLive runtime soon, so this may have been a false alarm. Will report back on TexLive decision/actions.

  2. rickhg12hs

    Due to popular demand, TexLive reincarnated pdfcolor.tex as texmf-dist/tex/generic/pdftex/pdfcolor.tex. texinputs/sphinx.sty works fine again.

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