[tex-live] engine subdir of web2c

Gerben Wierda Gerben.Wierda at rna.nl
Fri Jan 12 00:43:30 CET 2007

On Jan 11, 2007, at 18:13 , Jonathan Kew wrote:

> With the current version in the TL repository, running "texexec -- 
> make" creates formats for the pdftex engine in "web2c/pdfetex",  
> which is not the correct location for the new pdftex 1.40, where  
> $engine is simply "pdftex".

So, previous fmtutil installs have it in web2c. current texexec has  
ConTeXt it in web2c/pdfetex and the new fmtutil has everything in  

I guess nobody thought about upgrades, existig stuff etc and  
existing .fmt's. etc.

I currently wish I never, never brought this up.


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