Sudden conflict memoir and hyperref

Lars Madsen daleif at
Mon Oct 5 09:11:26 CEST 2020

Just for reference the correct fix (by David) is


so as a temp fix add


before loading hyperref

An updated memoir has been sent to CTAN

/Lars Madsen
Institut for Matematik / Department of Mathematics
Aarhus Universitet / Aarhus University
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From: David Carlisle <d.p.carlisle at>
Sent: 04 October 2020 19:20
To: Victor Ivrii <vivrii at>
Cc: texlive tug <tex-live at>
Subject: Re: Sudden conflict memoir and hyperref

Memoir switched to use the new hook code but the old version required doubling the # the new one not.
A quick fix would be to add


but that would break if the code was updated, Possibly best would be to make a local copy of memhfixc.sty and replace ## by #
but we'll coordinate with Lars (CC'ed) and get an update to ctan


On Sun, 4 Oct 2020 at 14:28, Victor Ivrii <vivrii at<mailto:vivrii at>> wrote:
After tonight update of TL-2020 there is a conflict between memoir and hyperref.




Hello, World


Error message:
parameters must be numbered consecutively
<to be reward again>

Replacing memoir with article or switching off hyperref resolves it

Note that neither hyperref nor memoir were updated, but latex was

Victor Ivrii
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