Bug 848912 - perl warnings: defined(%hash) is deprecated; $* is no longer supported  Summary: perl warnings: defined(%hash) is deprecated;$* is no longer supported
 Status: Product: CLOSED RAWHIDE Aliases: None Fedora Fedora latex2html (Show other bugs) --- 17 Unspecified Unspecified unspecified Severity low --- Target Release: --- Jindrich Novy Fedora Extras Quality Assurance (view as bug list) Show dependency tree / graph

 Reported: 2012-08-16 15:08 EDT by Robert K. Moniot 2013-07-02 19:57 EDT (History) 3 users (show) gildea jnovy pknirsch Bug Fix --- 672083 2012-11-21 09:44:51 EST --- --- --- --- --- --- ---

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 Robert K. Moniot 2012-08-16 15:08:39 EDT +++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #672083 +++ Created attachment 474854 [details] Session capture showing "latex sample.tex; latex2html sample.tex" results. Description of problem: Running latex2html on any LaTeX document generates the following perl messages: defined(%hash) is deprecated at /usr/bin/latex2html line 514. (Maybe you should just omit the defined()?) defined(%hash) is deprecated at /usr/bin/latex2html line 2086. (Maybe you should just omit the defined()?) defined(%hash) is deprecated at /usr/bin/latex2html line 9087. (Maybe you should just omit the defined()?) \$* is no longer supported at /usr/bin/latex2html line 10588. This is LaTeX2HTML Version 2008 (1.71) by Nikos Drakos, Computer Based Learning Unit, University of Leeds. Often the conversion of latex to html succeeds anyway. However, I believe that under some circumstances it fails. (I don't have any demos showing that. Perhaps someone else can provide. That is why I put the severity low.) Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): latex2html-2008-4.fc13.noarch How reproducible: always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Create a LaTeX source file, sample.tex, as listed below 2. Do "latex sample.tex" 3. Do "latex2html sample.tex" Actual results: Observe the above perl warnings in latex2html logging output. Expected results: Should not be any warnings from perl. Additional info: Here is a sample.tex that shows the problem. In this case the html is in fact generated. I attach a typescript showing the logging output from latex and latex2html. \documentclass{article} \begin{document} Hello, world! \end{document} --- Additional comment from endoflife@fedoraproject.org on 2012-08-16 09:34:51 EDT --- This message is a notice that Fedora 14 is now at end of life. Fedora has stopped maintaining and issuing updates for Fedora 14. It is Fedora's policy to close all bug reports from releases that are no longer maintained. At this time, all open bugs with a Fedora 'version' of '14' have been closed as WONTFIX. (Please note: Our normal process is to give advanced warning of this occurring, but we forgot to do that. A thousand apologies.) Package Maintainer: If you wish for this bug to remain open because you plan to fix it in a currently maintained version, feel free to reopen this bug and simply change the 'version' to a later Fedora version. Bug Reporter: Thank you for reporting this issue and we are sorry that we were unable to fix it before Fedora 14 reached end of life. If you would still like to see this bug fixed and are able to reproduce it against a later version of Fedora, you are encouraged to click on "Clone This Bug" (top right of this page) and open it against that version of Fedora. Although we aim to fix as many bugs as possible during every release's lifetime, sometimes those efforts are overtaken by events. Often a more recent Fedora release includes newer upstream software that fixes bugs or makes them obsolete. The process we are following is described here: http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/BugZappers/HouseKeeping --- Additional comment from moniot@fordham.edu on 2012-08-16 11:54:38 EDT --- This bug is still present in Fedora 17, latex2html-2008-6.fc17.noarch Jan Zeleny 2012-08-17 02:26:59 EDT *** Bug 672083 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. *** Dan Gildea 2012-11-21 08:36:30 EST perl warnings are fixed in updated version on ctan: http://mirrors.ctan.org/support/latex2html/latex2html-2012.tgz Jindrich Novy 2012-11-21 09:44:51 EST Thanks for heads-up. latex2html is now updated to 2012.

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