I've read that the
subfigure package has been deprecated in favor of the
subcaption package. However, the
subcaption package has the unfortunate requirement that you specify the width of each subfigure in advance. But, for the common case of creating a row of same-height subfigures, you don't know their widths in advance, you just know that you want all them to be 5cm tall (for example).
So, what would be a recommended (and not deprecated) package for making strips of subfigures so that they're automatically scaled to a given height?
Note: The easiest syntax, the better (ie: I prefer to avoid manually defined minipages nor custom boxes, and use a package with easy syntax instead, just like