[OS X TeX] Problems since latest i-installer update

Simon Spiegel simon at simifilm.ch
Tue Dec 26 19:09:53 EST 2006

On 27.12.2006, at 00:01, Bruno Voisin wrote:

> On 27 déc. 06, at 00:51, Simon Spiegel wrote:
>> Somehow, the combination of \label and \index inside the figure  
>> environment causes LaTeX problems. I'm getting stuff like this:
>> ! Undefined control sequence.
>> \\->\let \reserved at e
>>                      \relax \let \reserved at f \relax \@ifstar {\let  
>> \reserved...
>> l.24 \label{fig:si}
>> [...]
>> I don't really know where this comes from. I think it is related  
>> to hyperref, but I don't really know. Maybe there is a newer  
>> version in the TeXLive tree which doesn't like what I do here.
> What happens if you replace the ":" in the label by another  
> character, such as "-"?
> I think I experienced problems once related to this, and this was  
> with hyperref IIRC. Because of this, I am now using "-" instead of  
> ":" in labels.

This doesn't change anything, unfortunately. And even if it did, I  
would still consider it a bug, since this was definitely new  
behaviour. As I said, this used to work until yesterday...


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