Bug 435920 - fontspec.sty is old
fontspec.sty is old
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: texlive-texmf (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Jindrich Novy
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Reported: 2008-03-04 08:51 EST by Neal Becker
Modified: 2013-07-02 19:27 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-07-14 10:16:09 EDT
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Description Neal Becker 2008-03-04 08:51:01 EST
Description of problem:

! LaTeX Error: Unknown option `no-math' for package `fontspec'.

Your version:

  [2006/12/24 v1.13 Advanced font selection for XeLaTeX]

My version:
  [2007/06/20 v1.14 Advanced font selection for XeLaTeX]

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Comment 1 Jindrich Novy 2008-03-05 07:13:28 EST
Starting from texlive-texmf-2007-16 we have a complete XeTeX installation in
texlive-texmf-xetex and ConTeXt in texlive-texmf-context, because I added the
needed styles. I personally don't use XeLaTeX, so I would be grateful to hear
any feedback.

Could you please attach here the tex source that causes XeLaTeX (fontspec) to fail?

Comment 2 Neal Becker 2008-03-05 07:34:08 EST

That's all.  The current fontspec has added some options that aren't in the 
older one.
Comment 3 Jindrich Novy 2008-03-05 08:02:06 EST
Ok, looking to the TeXLive upstream mailing list, there is TeXLive 2008 planned
to be released during this summer. So we can either wait until the TeXLive 2008
or to release the new fontspec via the texlive-texmf-errata package. Also, if
you are interested, consider to package fontspec separately if you think that it
is better to be updated more frequently?
Comment 4 Neal Becker 2008-03-05 08:15:41 EST
Separate package seems extreme to me.  I vote -1.

Otherwise, up to you.  My local problem is fixed.
Comment 5 Patrice Dumas 2008-03-05 08:32:18 EST
This seems to me to be a good use case of the use of the errata
package. Since texlive hasn't still landed in fedora stable and there 
is a workaround I don't think it is really needed now but it is
a real world example of the need for the texlive-texmf-errata package.

Jindrich, I think that this could make a good test for texlive-texmf-errata
and an example for the use of the errata package, though you may have
other and more important things to do. 
Comment 6 Bug Zapper 2008-05-14 01:45:42 EDT
Changing version to '9' as part of upcoming Fedora 9 GA.
More information and reason for this action is here:
Comment 7 Gaspard Jankowiak 2009-02-18 06:27:02 EST
Any progress here ? It seems that the fontspec package provided by texlive-texmf-xetex is still 'old' (doesn't support the no-math option). It would be great if it worked out of the box !
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