[pdftex] pdflatex

Patrick Brockmann (LSCE/IPSL) Patrick.Brockmann at ipsl.jussieu.fr
Wed Mar 13 21:45:29 CET 2002


My purpose is to use the pdfpages packages which seems
to run only with version 14h of pdflatex

This has been easily made on my linux machines with the rpm

But what should I do to get the same on a DEC alpha-osf machine
considering that

1) When I compile pdflatex from
I get only pdftex and other binaries but not a pdflatex.
Noticed that pdflatex is a symbolic link to pdftex on Linux, I tried to
do the same on the
DEC without success.
I had this following message when tested it on a tex file from pdfpages
> pdftex pdf-ex.tex
This is pdfTeX, Version 3.14159-14h-released-20010417 (Web2C
(Fatal format file error; I'm stymied)

2) When I compile teTeX from http://www.tug.org/teTeX/ from last current
I get the following pdflatex version
pdfTeX (Web2C 7.3.1) 3.14159-0.13d
which does not work with pdfpages package

Thanks for any help



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