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

Jonathan Kew jfkthame at gmail.com
Fri Apr 24 12:38:14 CEST 2015

On 24/4/15 11:16, Philip Taylor wrote:
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> Will Robertson wrote:
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>>> On 24 Apr 2015, at 1:51 am, Khaled Hosny <khaledhosny at eglug.org> wrote:
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>>> Even shorter:
>>> \ifnum\XeTeXcountvariations\font>0\fi\bye
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>> :)
>> 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.)
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> The above test does not seem to work for XeTeX in TeX Live 2014.  For
> the following (complete) test file :
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> \ifnum\XeTeXcountvariations\font>0\fi\bye
> abcd
> \end
>
> no output is produced.  I would expect "abcd" to be typeset.

Why would you expect that? \bye will end the job, before you get to "abcd".

JK