[tex-k] pdftex/pdfetex libs and banner

Staszek Wawrykiewicz staw at gust.org.pl
Tue Sep 14 02:02:42 CEST 2004

On Tue, 14 Sep 2004, Hartmut Henkel wrote:

> it seems that both pdftex and pdfetex use the same libpdf.a from
> pdftexdir, always with BANNER = "This is pdfTeX" from
> pdftexdir/pdftexextra.in, but not from pdfetexdir/pdfetexextra.in.

Both pdftex and pdfetex compiled from the current sources (TeX Live depot)
This is pdfeTeXk, Version 3.141592-1.20a-2.2 (Web2C 7.5.3)

In fact, pdftex is linked to pdfetex, so the banner and --version are OK.

> Therefore also pdfetex tells "This is pdfTeX" in the PDF file, which is
> not the wanted behavior.

Staszek Wawrykiewicz
StaW at gust.org.pl

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