[tex-live] engine subdir of web2c

Peter Münster pm at deltadore.com
Fri Jan 12 08:40:42 CET 2007

On Thu, 11 Jan 2007, Hans Hagen wrote:

> 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".
> i've now removed the fallbacks and will upload a new zip later; i did scan for
> instance the path to see what tex was present and there is still pdfetex
> probably as symlink or so which confuses the machinery; by now everyone should
> know that pdfetex is gone 

Hello Hans,

one last wish: just to avoid formats at two places, it would be nice, if
texexec and fmtutil put them in the same texmf-tree (today: texmf-var for
fmtutil and texmf-config for texexec).

Cheers, Peter


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