[XeTeX] XeTeX release 0.7 available

Bruce D'Arcus bdarcus at fastmail.fm
Wed May 19 19:44:28 CEST 2004

On May 19, 2004, at 1:33 PM, Jonathan Kew wrote:

> What I notice is that when you run it, it's picking up a file 
> "test.aux" from a location in your local ~/Library/texmf/ tree, and 
> that's what's confusing it.

That's bizarre.

> If you use regular pdflatex on a file called test.ltx in the same way, 
> does the same thing happen? (pdflatex will fail on the font definition 
> for Hoefler; but I'm interested to know if it gets that far, or 
> suffers the same problem of finding the .aux file.)

It doesn't seem to have similar problems.

# pdflatex test.ltx
This is pdfeTeXk, Version 3.141592-1.11a-2.1 (Web2C 7.5.2)
  %&-line parsing enabled.
entering extended mode
LaTeX2e <2001/06/01>
Babel <v3.7h> and hyphenation patterns for american, nohyphenation, 
Document Class: article 2001/04/21 v1.4e Standard LaTeX document class
(./test.aux)kpathsea: Illegal fontname `"Hoefler': contains '"'

! Font U/hoefl/m/n/12="Hoefler not loadable: Metric (TFM) file not 
<to be read again>
l.23 \begin{document}


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