[texhax] tex source code

bill purvis bil at beeb.net
Wed Jun 28 16:41:20 CEST 2006

Just thought I'd see how easy it was to generate the pdf and C from
tex.web, so I downloaded tex.web as described. Ran weave and pdftex
and produced my own personal copy, no problem. I then tried running
tangle, which was fine, but as I don't have Pascal it was a bit academic.
Next I tried ctangle:

	% ctangle tex.web
	This is CTANGLE, Version 3.64 (Web2C 7.4.5)
	! String didn't end. (l. 280)
	@d start_of_TEX=1 {go here when \TeX's variables are initialized}
	! String didn't end. (l. 302)
	@d debug==@{ {change this to `$\\{debug}\equiv\null$' when debugging}
	! String didn't end. (l. 303)
	@d gubed==@t@>@} {change this to `$\\{gubed}\equiv\null$' when debugging}
	! String didn't end. (l. 307)
	@d stat==@{ {change this to `$\\{stat}\equiv\null$' when gathering

and so on for miles...
My first guess is the apostrophes in comments are being  treated as
strings? Can anyone tell me what I'm doing wrong?

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