# [texhax] problem with pgf and beamer

Philip G. Ratcliffe philip.ratcliffe at fastwebnet.it
Sun Sep 30 16:28:07 CEST 2007

>        I am running MiKTeX (2.5 Beta 15) and Beamer
> (2005/10/23 cvs version 3.06).
> When I compile in LaTeX, the response is the following
>
> (C:\texmf\tex\generic\pgf\basiclayer\pgfcore.code.tex
>
> [snip]
>
> (C:\texmf\tex\generic\pgf\math\pgfmathrnd.code.tex
> ! Undefined control sequence.
> l.31 \c at pgfmath@counta
>                       =\time%
>
> Does anyone know what this means and how to fix the problem?
> I'm at a complete loss.

This may not be the solution, but why are you still running a beta release
of an outdated version of MiKTeX?  There is now a stable version 2.6 and a
beta 2.7.  Beamer is now at version 3.07 (2007/03/11), although the problem
may well lie with pgf, which is now at version 1.18.

Cheers,  Phil