[pdftex] naive question regarding concatenating pdfs

Jens-Uwe Morawski morawski at gmx.net
Fri Nov 22 22:29:45 CET 2002

On Fri, 22 Nov 2002 11:06:21 -0500
"Donald Ball" <dball at rhoworld.com> wrote:

> >To avoid the problems with your terminal, you can try without
> >texconfig.
> >
> >Run  
> >
> >     emacs `kpsewhich --format=cnf fmtutil.cnf`
> >
> >and edit the file. Then call
> >
> >     fmtutil --missing
> >
> >This should create the missing format files.
> This worked like a champ, thank you very much! Unfortunately, the process
> still didn't work entirely as desired - the input pdf files are apparently
> malformed in some fashion (generated by SAS, go figure), and the output pdf
> file is missing some critical elements that appear in the input files.

your initial mail states that your pdftex is version 0.13d. This
is much older than too old. This applies also to the texexec version.
I really do not understand why Linux distributions still include
this very old teTeX 1.0.7.

You should take TeXLive7 and update your TeX system.


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