[texhax] Replacing MiKTeX with TeX Live 2011
pfd at pfdstudio.com
Wed Aug 10 23:50:33 CEST 2011
On Wed, Aug 10, 2011 at 5:35 PM, Reinhard Kotucha
<reinhard.kotucha at web.de>wrote:
> On 2011-08-10 at 13:33:46 -0400, Peter Davis wrote:
> > On my Windows 7 Pro machine, I just un-installed MiKTeX 2.9, and
> > installed TeX Live. However, the installation left me this
> > message:
> > TLDownload::get_file: response error:
> > 400 FTP return code 000
> > permanent server connection set up, but downloading did not succeed!
> > Retrying with wget.
> > Warning: conflicting [pdf]tex program found on the system path in
> > C:\context\tex\texmf-mswin\bin; not fixable in user mode.
> > Worse, when I try to compile a known working .tex file with
> > XeLaTeX, I get this:
> > This is XeTeX, Version 3.1415926-2.2-0.9997.4 (Web2C 2010)
> > restricted \write18 enabled.
> > ---! c:/texlive/2011/texmf-var/web2c/xetex/xelatex.fmt doesn't match
> > xetex.pool
> > (Fatal format file error; I'm stymied)
> > I'm stymied too. Any clues?
> Check your PATH.
Thanks, Reinhard (et al). I did discover I had installed ConTeXt minimals
long ago, and it was on my PATH. I simply removed it from the path, and
things seem to be working now.
The Tech Curmudgeon
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