[XeTeX] pool-size too small

Stephen Moye stephenmoye at mac.com
Wed Jul 28 15:07:32 CEST 2004

Thank you -- that helps a lot. 

On Wednesday, July 28, 2004, at 08:36AM, Jonathan Kew <jonathan_kew at sil.org> wrote:

>Chances are there are multiple texmf.cnf files on your system; this is  
>common, I believe. "kpsewhich texmf.cnf" only finds the "most local"  
>one, but TeX and friends actually read several .cnf files and collect  
>settings from them all, with the possibility of local settings  
>overriding generic ones.
>On my Powerbook, I see three such files within the teTeX tree, as shown  
>by find:
>[Kew-TiBook:~] jonathan% find /usr/local/teTeX -name texmf.cnf -print
>[Kew-TiBook:~] jonathan%
>pool_size (and many other things) are set in  
>/usr/local/teTeX/share/texmf/web2c/texmf.cnf, which is a standard TeX  
>Live .cnf file. But if I add a pool_size entry to  
>/usr/local/teTeX/texmf.cnf, that will take precedence, and will (I  
>think) survive a reinstallation of the main TeX package.

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