[tex-live] strange tex-pl.pool, pdfetex-pl.pool, pdfetex.pool files are getting installed

Staszek Wawrykiewicz staw at gust.org.pl
Tue Jan 23 21:05:32 CET 2007

On Tue, 23 Jan 2007, Norbert Preining wrote:

> > We don't need that as it is very old .pool file, not compatible with
> > the current pdftex.
> Ok, I assume you are talking about the -pl.pool files, not about the
> pdfetex.pool file.

Yes, also about pdfetex.pool. Please observe, that it is obsolete:
- pdfetex is now a link to pdftex
- fmtutil.cnf: pdfetex format uses pdftex engine

> > Please do all that. One thing more to consider: we can also
> > remove in texmf/web2c/fmtutil.cnf all those lines concerning
> > "experimental" -pl formats. They do not hurt so much, but for a sake...
> Yes, I will do this, too.

Many thanks,

Staszek Wawrykiewicz
StaW at gust.org.pl

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