Tried applying latest updates, and several files which compiled
successfully yesterday now fail - error seemingly related to the xstring
package, which I don't call explicitly in any of the files I'm working
with, but which - apparently - is called by something else. Before the
update, the installed version was "1.7c / Wed Oct 23 2013". The latest
"source" shown in the update application is "1.81 / Tue Dec 2018". If I
apply the update, and try a compile I get the following error:
! I can't find file `xstring.tex'.
l.1 \input xstring.tex
Please type another input file name:
So, apparently, it can't "find" xstring.tex"
which doesn't surprise me, since there is no xstring.tex file, but there
is an xstring.sty file (the first line of which is
I'm guessing this is a resurfacing of a bug reported here:
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