Re: [tex-live] Re: [texhax] Trying again: can't find pdflatex.emft
Gerben.Wierda at rna.nl
Thu Dec 25 18:01:57 CET 2003
On Dec 15, 2003, at 11:54, Kaja P. Christiansen wrote:
> Alan T Litchfield writes:
>> I am hoping that someone has encountered this problem before and been
>> able to solve it.
>> I installed the TeXLive 2003 for powerpc darwin onto MacOS X (10.3.1).
>> When I run pdflatex, latex, pdftex or whatever I get a variation of
>> this error message:
>>> "I can't find the format file `pdflatex.efmt'!"
> This problem has been reported for other platforms too. Here is
> a 'hack' which will hopefully solve it; let me know if it worked for
>> From the Terminal window, run the program:
> fmtutil --all
> fmutil will create (or recreate) all formats which are present
> in the global configuration file.
> I'm copying TeXLive mailing list in case someone has a better
Just for everybody's interest: This was his problem:
> ! I can't find file `hrhyph.tex'.
> <to be read again>
> l.328 \repeat
As pdflatex.efmt and latex.efmt are needed for other formats, fmutil
-all went into a (seemingly?) endless attempt in producing these
formats and failing because of a missing hyphenation file.
I do not have a TL here so I cannot test why it was not found.
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