[pdftex] update pdftex

Prof Brian D Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue Apr 2 12:11:24 CEST 2002

On Tue, 2 Apr 2002, Goebel, Juergen wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm running MiKTeX 1.20 with an old version of pdftex (0.13). Because I need
> a new version I've downloaded the zip-file pdftex-djgpp-20010417 ...
> But, what do I have to do with the content of this file (4 .exe, 2 .pool)?
> Is there an installation guide or something like this available?

Isn't this under Windows?  So you want the Windows not MSDOS version.
A stand-alone version of pdftex is available from


but would it not be easier to update your MikTeX?  I'm told
current (or beta) versions are up to date.

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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