[texhax] Problems with TL Build

Philip Taylor P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Wed Mar 29 20:01:53 CEST 2017

OK, I'm sure you're right, Tom, but I also think that the error message sequence and format may well have confused Farhan as well as me.
Tomas Rokicki wrote:
> Well, the "I can't find the format file" is from TeX (you'll notice the Knuthian
> first-person usage), and the "No such file or directory" is a standard
> shell message familiar to all Unix users.  The "reporter:" error message
> style is not adopted by all programs.
> It's quite possible I'm wrong.  I don't have a working TeX right now on this
> box (stupid Mac OSX upgrade broke my existing installation and I haven't
> yet had time to fix it).
Philip Taylor

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