# [Tex/LaTex] MiKTeX 2.9 Does NOT Support hypernat

installingmiktexpackages

Today I migrated from MiKTeX 2.8 to MiKTeX 2.9 (on Windows XP). Starting to compile old LaTeX files, I noticed the following error:

! LaTeX Error: File hypernat.sty' not found.


A little search revealed the following page: http://az.ctan.org/pkg/hypernat.
It says that hypernat package is not available in MiKTeX.

I further read MiKTeX FAQ. Among other things, it says:

[A package might be missing from MiKTeX] if the package's license doesn't meet the requirements of the Debian Free Software Guidelines.

To me, it seems that hypernat license was once compatible with Debian Free Software Guidelines, but it then became incompatible, and the MiKTeX team decided to remove it from their latest distribution (2.9). Am I right?

Next, I want a solution for this. I just want to somehow install hypernat on the MiKTeX. I downloaded hypernat.zip and tried:

mpm --verbose --install hypernat.zip

but apparently MiKTeX does not recognize this package.

Before posting any solutions, please kindly note that my environment is such that:

1. I don't want to use distributions other than MiKTeX (say TeX Live).
2. I don't want to use alternatives to hypernat.

New versions of hyperref and natbib don't need hypernat` at all. So the omission should not be an issue.