[tex-live] 2002/06/04 formats need regeneration

Heiko Oberdiek oberdiek@ruf.uni-freiburg.de
Wed, 5 Jun 2002 00:12:08 +0200 (MET DST)

On Tue, 4 Jun 2002, Sebastian Rahtz wrote:

> On Tue, Jun 04, 2002 at 08:26:32PM +0200, Heiko Oberdiek wrote:
> >
> > I tried the TeX Live 7, 2002/06/04 and get:
> >   This is TeX, Version 3.14159 (Web2C 7.3.7x)
> >   (Fatal format file error; I'm stymied)
> > So I think, the formats should be regenerated.
> isnt it bad enough for our football team to do so badly
> without TeX Live leaping out from behind bushes at me
> to bite my leg constantly?

Better one small bite than thousands of big bites after the
burning ;-)

> of course, you won't meet this unless you run off the CD,
> as a normal install generates new format files, but still.

I think the big advantage is that the CD does not need
installation except setting of PATH and VARTEXMF
(at least tried with Linux or Win98, with Win 95 the
the auto-location feature does not work).

Viele Gruesse
  Heiko <oberdiek@uni-freiburg.de>