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At the urls given in

http://www.mail-archive.com/ctan-ann@dante.de/msg04518.html

I cannot find the getfileversion package. (Using a popular search engine did not help either.) Where (and why) is the package hiding?

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The first time I tried I found it: just google for tex latex getfileversion and it will be on the top of your list. –  Marc van Dongen Feb 12 '12 at 21:10
    
Somewhere on the top of my list is ftp://ftp.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/help/Catalogue/entries/getfileversion.html. It's at number three in my case.... –  Marc van Dongen Feb 13 '12 at 22:33
    
@MarcvanDongen: Yes, but all links there to the actual files are just dead. That is probably because it is now named latexfileversion, as noted in an answer. –  Stephen Aug 29 '12 at 10:00
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The README for latexfileversion says:

Before version 0.3, this tool used to be named getfileversion.

Unless you need the old version for some reason, this is what you’re looking for.

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I do not need the old version - latexfileversion is indeed what I was looking for! Thank you, +1, and accepted! –  Stephen Aug 29 '12 at 10:05
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You can find it Here

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No readme but at the beginning of the script you have a little description. –  Alain Matthes Feb 13 '12 at 19:09
    
IP of a site but it's strange that getfileversion is not on a ctan server. –  Alain Matthes Feb 13 '12 at 20:35
    
"The connection has timed out The server at 200.144.190.125 is taking too long to respond." –  Stephen Aug 29 '12 at 10:02
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