[texhax] Trying again: can't find pdflatex.emft
Kaja P. Christiansen
kaja at daimi.au.dk
Mon Dec 15 11:54:44 CET 2003
Alan T Litchfield writes:
> I am hoping that someone has encountered this problem before and been
> able to solve it.
> I installed the TeXLive 2003 for powerpc darwin onto MacOS X (10.3.1).
> When I run pdflatex, latex, pdftex or whatever I get a variation of
> this error message:
> > "I can't find the format file `pdflatex.efmt'!"
This problem has been reported for other platforms too. Here is
a 'hack' which will hopefully solve it; let me know if it worked for you.
>From the Terminal window, run the program:
fmutil will create (or recreate) all formats which are present
in the global configuration file.
I'm copying TeXLive mailing list in case someone has a better suggestion...
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