On Wed, Jun 01, 2016 at 10:16:40AM +0200, Alexis Bienvenüe wrote: > Note that when the TeX primitives do not honour S_D_E, xetex output is > not reproducible (even if \today is not used) because of the /Creator > string which includes a date that is build from these primitives : > > https://anonscm.debian.org/cgit/debian-tex/texlive-bin.git/tree/texk/web2c/xetexdir/xetex.web#n13872 > > So solution 3 should include a bugfix to make xetex's Creator string > either strip the build date either honour S_D_E.
Consider that that's a thing in the PDF header. We should be able to have that thing not to use the same primitives, or anyway have that follows SDE. Such a part alone might have a chance to be accepted upstream, as IIUC their main concern was about changing the actual visible output, but they should be fine with changing the headers (as they already did in other parts). -- regards, Mattia Rizzolo GPG Key: 66AE 2B4A FCCF 3F52 DA18 4D18 4B04 3FCD B944 4540 .''`. more about me: https://mapreri.org : :' : Launchpad user: https://launchpad.net/~mapreri `. `'` Debian QA page: https://qa.debian.org/developer.php?login=mattia `-
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