[pdftex] pdftex -ini

jackos jackos1 at poczta.onet.pl
Tue Sep 7 09:34:20 CEST 2004

jackos wrote:

> Reinhard Kotucha wrote:
>> Hi,
>> is this behaviour desired?
>> $ pdftex -ini '\pdfoutput=1 \end'
>> This is pdfeTeXk, Version 3.141592-1.20a-2.2 (Web2C 7.5.3) (INITEX)
>>  \write18 enabled.
>>  %&-line parsing enabled.
>> output format initialized to DVI
> Pawel answered: 
> I'm not sure but ini mode do NOT perfomrs any assignments. As ar as I 
> know, even  config is not read in this mode. pdftex.cfg is read after 
> loading the format, so to enforce \pdfoutput=1 in the format one should 
> probably say \everyjob{\pdfoutput=1}. Hey people, am I right?

Sorry, of course ini mode performs assignments.

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