compliation failure of minimal latex documents
preining at logic.at
Tue Feb 4 21:30:14 CET 2020
On Tue, 04 Feb 2020, jack wrote:
> ! LaTeX Error: File `l3backend-pdfmode.def' not found
> Also, we'd have some package in collection-latex depending on
> collection-latexrecommended (I presume). There's no point to having
> collection-latex if you can't do anything without *also* having
> To be fair, I don't have collection-latexrecommended installed; instead I
> have several its packages installed individually. I try to keep my
We (TeX Live) do not guarantee that this will work, and we *never* said
that it will work.
You seem to have l3kernel installed, but not l3backend, which is in
collection-latexrecommended, but NOT l3backend, which is in the same
We don't support this, and it is up to you to fix incompatibilities by
tlmgr search --global
to find the respective package that is missing.
Bottomline: either do what we recommend, that is install whole
collections, or fix missing packages yourself.
But please don't complain about the end of the world.
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