[tex-live] TL 2003 on RH 7.3
Alois.Steindl+e325 at tuwien.ac.at
Tue Jul 20 13:19:33 CEST 2004
On Freitag, 16. Juli 2004 13:45, Lars Madsen wrote:
> A friend of mine tried to install TL 2003 on her RH 7.3 but it failed with
> an error like this
> Error: `etex -ini -jobname=latex -progname=latex *latex.ini' failed
> any idea what happens here, it install without problems om our RH 7.2
since I have not yet seen any answer to your question, I give it a try.
My guess would be, that the problem already occured somewhere before.
Did your friend already have a TeX installation before? Where did she install
the distribution? I encountered some problems, when I installed it on a FAT
partition. Did she update all involved environment variables, especially PATH
and TEXMF and friends?
She could also try
after she made sure, that the environment variables are set correctly.
> TEXMFINPUT(S) has been set to a local directory, can this influence
Are you sure, that there is some variable like that? I know TEXINPUTS, TEXMF,
TEXMFCNF and so on.
If she sets TEXINPUTS, she should also take care, that the default directories
are included; usually that is accomplished by an empty entry, eg. by a ":" at
the end or by "::" in the interior of the variable (of course, also by ":" at
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