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CTAN Update: filemod

Date: March 27, 2011 5:07:44 PM CEST
On Thu, 24 Mar 2011 Martin Scharrer submitted an update to the filemod package. Summary description: Support for Lua(La)TeX and plain eTeX License type: lppl Announcement text:
This update adds support for LuaLaTeX using the 'pdftexcmds' package and also for plain eTeX (pdfTeX, LuaTeX).
This package is located at http://mirror.ctan.org/macros/latex/contrib/filemod . More information is at http://www.ctan.org/pkg/filemod (if the package is new it may take a day for that information to appear). We are supported by the TeX Users Group http://www.tug.org . Please join a users group; see http://www.tug.org/usergroups.html . Thanks for the upload. For the CTAN Team Rainer Schöpf

filemod – Provide file modification times, and compare them

The package provides macros to read and compare the modification dates of files. The files may be .tex files, images or other files (as long as they can be found by ). It uses the \pdffilemoddate primitive of pdf to find the file modification date as PDF date string, parses the string and returns the value to the user. The package will also work for DVI output with recent versions of the compiler which uses pdf in DVI mode. The functionality is provided by purely expandable macros or by faster but non-expandable ones.

Copyright2011 Martin Scharrer
MaintainerMartin Scharrer



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