[OS X TeX] Re: problem setting paper size

Andrew Trevorrow andrew at trevorrow.com
Mon Apr 1 13:35:20 CEST 2002

> It turns out that the problem lies elsewhere. texconfig understands
> other comment styles fine. It is just that the file is classic mac os
> style in that it has classic line endings. texconfig, being a unix
> script, does not understand that. And it is rather difficult to change
> that, since it is a shell script using standard unix commands.
> I'll add a protection statetment to the installer, before texconfig is
> being run. It does not protect you for 100% as it does not protect
> against addition of trees later on, but maybe Andrew (and others) can
> add a comment to his distribution about importing user trees.

Will do.  I already have a warning about teTeX's makeindex requiring
Unix line endings, so I'll add texconfig to the list.

There really is no need for OzTeX users to be putting OzTeX-supplied
files into the teTeX trees so I'll also point out the potential
dangers in my docs.


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