CTAN update: ctanify

CTAN Announcements ctan-ann at dante.de
Tue Dec 23 21:38:25 CET 2014

Scott Pakin submitted an update to the



Version number: 1.5
License type: lppl

Summary description: Prepare a package for upload to CTAN.

Announcement text:

ctanify is intended for developers of LaTeX packages who
want to distribute their packages via the Comprehensive TeX
Archive Network (CTAN).  Given a list of filenames, ctanify
creates a tarball (a .tar.gz file) with the files laid out
in CTAN's preferred structure.  The tarball additionally
contains a ZIP (.zip) file with copies of all files laid out
in the standard TeX Directory Structure (TDS), which
facilitates inclusion of the package in the TeX Live
distribution of TeX.

Version 1.5 adds support for .map, .ofm, .ovf, and .ovp
files as requested by Yannis Haralambous and support for
.bbx and .cbx files, which are used by Biblatex.


This package is located at 

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   Thanks for the upload.

     For the CTAN Team
    Manfred Lotz

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