# [OS X TeX] Reading The TeXbook terminal in hand

Alain Schremmer schremmer.alain at gmail.com
Tue Jun 5 15:37:17 CEST 2012

On May 24, 2012, at 9:00 PM, Ross Moore wrote:

> when you don't know what you are doing,
> it is usually because you haven't thought properly about
> the structure inherent in what you are trying to represent

I absolutely and totally agree and so I am now attempting to read The
TeXbook, terminal in hand, but I am only on page 23.

> 	schremmer:
> TeX
> 	terminal:
> This is TeXk, Version 3.1415926 (TeX Live 2011)
>  restricted \write18 enabled.
> **
> 	schremmer:
> \relax
> 	terminal:
>
> kpathsea: Running mktexfmt TeX.fmt
> I can't find the format file `TeX.fmt'!