[tex-live] TeTeX in TeX Live 2015 broken on Mac

Philip Taylor P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Fri Apr 24 12:16:33 CEST 2015


Will Robertson wrote:
>
>> On 24 Apr 2015, at 1:51 am, Khaled Hosny <khaledhosny at eglug.org> wrote:
>>
>> Even shorter:
>> \ifnum\XeTeXcountvariations\font>0\fi\bye
>
> :)
> Phew! Glad to hear that (for once) it’s not fontspec that is broken!
> (Knocks on wood. I’m sure there are other problems lurking and I have quite a number of open issues on Github to address.)

The above test does not seem to work for XeTeX in TeX Live 2014.  For
the following (complete) test file :

\ifnum\XeTeXcountvariations\font>0\fi\bye
abcd
\end

no output is produced.  I would expect "abcd" to be typeset.

Philip Taylor