CTAN update: etex-pkg

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Fri Jan 8 15:44:31 CET 2016

David Carlisle submitted an update to the



Version number: 2.5 2016-01-07
License type: lppl1.3

Summary description: E-TeX support package

Announcement text:
Minor update to etex.sty so that it defines \globcount (to be \newcount) 
in the case that the extended registers are already being
allocated and so the package quits with a warning.

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    Thanks for the upload.

Sadly Peter Breitenlohner, a co-author of this package, died last year,
an obituary showing the range of his contributions to science and TeX may
be found here:


      For the CTAN Team
     Erik Braun

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