[tex-live] exam + babel => latex hangs

Lucas Nussbaum lucas at debian.org
Fri Sep 27 21:47:37 CEST 2013

On 27/09/13 at 21:19 +0200, Reinhard Kotucha wrote:
>  > Any idea how to debug further? Is there a step-by-step execution
>  > mode in pdflatex, for example?
> \pausing=1  TeX then stops after each line of input.

Ah! Nice trick.

Apparently, this was caused by a babel.sty file left in
/var/lib/texmf/tex/generic/babel, from an older version of babel
(the one in Debian Wheezy, that is, 2008/07/08 v3.8m).

I don't know how that file ended up here.
Removing it fixed my problem.

Sorry for all the noise.


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