[OS X TeX] New TeX i-Package released

Dalyoung haksan at mac.com
Sun Oct 24 15:54:38 CEST 2004


Dear Mr. Viosin,

Thank you for your help.
I checked texmf.cnf and found a typo.
After the correction, it works fine.

Thank you again.

Dalyoung

2004. 10. 24, 오후 9:44, Bruno Voisin 작성:

> Le 24 oct. 04, à 14:10, Dalyoung a écrit :
>
>> I also got a similar  error during the compilation of 
>> "picfilesample.ltx" in XeTeX-example dir.
>> (I changed the file name to  *.tex)
>> ...........
>> (/usr/local/teTeX/share/texmf.tetex/tex/latex/graphics/color.sty
>> (/usr/local/teTeX/share/texmf.tetex/tex/latex/graphics/color.cfg)
>>
>> ! LaTeX Error: Unknown option `xetex' for package `color'.
>
> This indicates the standard color.sty inside 
> texmf.tetex/tex/latex/graphics/ is found before the customized version 
> installed with XeTeX inside texmf.local/tex/xetex/.
>
>> As you mention in the mail, I add two lines at the end of texmf.cnf
>>
>> TEXINPUTS.xelatex = .;$TEXMF/tex/{xetex,latex,generic,}//
>> TEXINPUTS.xetex   = .;$TEXMF/tex/{xetex,plain,generic,}//
>>
>> Is there anything I have to do more?
>
> Normally not, the above should make texmf.local/tex/xetex/ searched 
> before texmf.tetex/tex/latex/. Is it not working after the 
> modification?
>
> The problem is due to the default settings in texmf.cnf, as installed 
> by the TeX i-Package, which assume strict conformance to the TDS (TeX 
> Directory System). Hence XeTeX, being an engine (= an executable file, 
> a compiler, similar to TeX, pdfTeX, Aleph, Omega), should put its 
> additions inside texmf{.local,.tetex}/xetex/, instead of 
> texmf{.local,.tetex}/tex/xetex/ which should normally correspond to a 
> format (= a collection of macros, a .fmt file, similar to LaTeX, 
> Eplain, ConTeXt, Lambda).
>
> The situation is not so clear, though, as Omega, for example, puts its 
> specific font translation tables inside texmf.tetex/omega/, but 
> Lambda, its modified version of the LaTeX format, inside 
> texmf.tetex/tex/lambda/. This would be consistent with XeTeX 
> installing its OTF-font-dealing Perl scripts inside 
> texmf.local/xetex/, and its modifications to the LaTeX packages inside 
> texmf.local/tex/xetex/.
>
> I imagine the situation should change one way or the other in the 
> future, but for the moment the above fix seems to be necessary.
>
> Hope this works,
>
> Bruno
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