New package on CTAN: ifetex

CTAN Announcements ctan-ann at
Mon Oct 31 14:57:04 CET 2011

i was innocently eating my lunch, and the daemon said:

> The following information was provided by the package's contributor.
> Name of contribution: ifetex
> Author's name: Martin Scharrer
> Package version: v1.0
> Location on CTAN: macros/latex/contrib/ifetex/
> Summary description: Provides \ifetex switch.
> License type: lppl
> Announcement text given by the package's contributor:
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> This small package provides the if-switch \ifetex which indicated whether
> e-TeX is available or not.
> The package can be loaded as LaTeX package using `\usepackage{ifetex}`
> or in plainTeX using `\input ifetex`. In both cases it aborts silently
> if the \ifetex macro is already defined.
> The package currently test if \eTeXversion is defined as a primitive and
> assumes e-TeX if so.

thanks for the upload; i've installed the new version, and updated the
catalogue repository.

> Users may view the package catalogue entry at
> or they may browse the package directory at

The catalogue entry will first appear on the web (some time) overnight

Robin Fairbairns

For the CTAN team

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