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CTAN new package: fileinfo

Date: November 28, 2010 7:12:02 PM CET
This should be at your local mirror. Thank you again, Jim Hef{}feron Saint Michael's College Basic package information, as sent by the contributor.
Location: /macros/latex/contrib/fileinfo Caption: get file infos without loading; \listfiles -- mine only Description: 'readprov.sty' renders \GetFileInfo from LaTeX's 'doc.sty' (without the latter being reqired), as well as new robust (expandable) variants of it, usable with files that are not really loaded (they are quit when their file info is found). So, e.g., you can describe packages that are incompatible with each other or with packages that your document uses. You even can report about various class files. Such files also enter \listfiles. [related package: zwgetfdate] 'myfilist.sty' uses this so \listfiles need not show files that were used, rather just files you want to know about. In a "TeX script," you can choose some files and their order. Their names can be output into a plain text file with their dates, version ids, and one-line descriptions, formatted in the way \listfiles does it after a LaTeX run. This way you can get an overview of, e.g., some package bundle ... [related package: dateiliste] Author: Uwe Lück License: lppl1.3
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fileinfo – Enhanced display of File Information

The bundle provides two packages, readprov and myfilist. The readprov package provides a means of reading file information without loading the body of the file. The myfilist package uses readprov and controls what \listfiles will report.

Copyright2008, 2010 Uwe Lück
MaintainerUwe Lück (deceased)



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