[XeTeX] XeTeX Win32 PDF file output error

Akira Kakuto kakuto at fsci.fuk.kindai.ac.jp
Mon Aug 7 14:40:57 CEST 2006

Bruno Voisin wrote,

> This may be complete nonsense (I'm no Windows user, for one thing),  
> but I've sometimes encountered applications which have problems with  
> filenames beginning with numbers. In your case, the error message in  
> your original posting started with (I suppose it was cut-and-paste  
> from the 16 bit MS-DOS Subsystem window):
> Command Prompt- ..\bin\xetex 41 Matt.tex
> This might indicate that somewhere in the PDF generation process  
> xetex or xdvipfmx has separated "41" and "Matt.tex" in the file name.
> Do things change if you remove the "41" at the beginning of the file  
> name? Or change the name to Matt41.tex, say?

There is no problem in such a name as 41Matt.tex.
BTW, xetex for W32 is a native 32bit console application.
It is a mystery why the 16bit subsystem took part in.

Best regards,

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