[tex-live] tu-clash

Norbert Preining norbert at preining.info
Mon Feb 27 01:20:37 CET 2017

> I need a latex209 format to process a "legacy" document
> and every year I have to figure out how to do it. No doubt

Add a file
that contains only the latex209 definition.

That is all.

> I see a latex209.fmt. Should I move it somewhere else? Can I
> remove everything else from
> ~/.texlive2016/texmf-var/web2c ?

Yes. Remove. You can move the latex209 format to 

See the documentation of fmtutil, section ENVIRONMENT


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