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

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Tue Jan 23 22:33:50 CET 2007

Hi Staszek!

On Die, 23 Jan 2007, Staszek Wawrykiewicz wrote:
> > 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 Please observe, that it is obsolete: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

Sorry my permanence, but I don't want to mess up everythin in the last

I asked "Ok, I assume ..., NOT about..." and you answered "Yes, ..."
which for me says "Right, I am only talking about the -pl stuff".

So IF I remove the pdfetex.pool file, will NOTHING break? Can someone
check this?

> > > "experimental" -pl formats. They do not hurt so much, but for a sake...
> > 
> > Yes, I will do this, too.

The -pl stuff is already gone ...

Best wishes


Dr. Norbert Preining <preining at logic.at>                    Università di Siena
Debian Developer <preining at debian.org>                         Debian TeX Group
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