[XeTeX] again russian, german, english...

Bruno Voisin bvoisin at mac.com
Thu Feb 16 09:25:09 CET 2006

Le 16 févr. 06 à 07:15, Martin Henning a écrit :

>> I see the bad art-icle in your PDF, but when I re-run the sample  
>> here, I get "arti-cle" instead! Very odd. Apparently something  
>> about my configuration is different from yours. Could I see your  
>> language.dat file (as located by "kpsewhich language.dat") to see  
>> if I can reproduce the problem you're having?
> unfortunately our command doesn't work for me? maybe i should have  
> done it differently? i did it on the console, even as root.  
> "Command not found." used locate, though, and i have about 5  
> language.dat files - which one do you need?
> /opt/local/var/db/dports/sources/ 
> rsync.rsync.opendarwin.org_dpupdate_dports/print/teTeX/files/patch- 
> language.dat
> /usr/local/teTeX/share/texmf.gwtex/tex/generic/config/language.dat
> /usr/local/teTeX/share/texmf.local/tex/generic/config/language.dat
> /usr/local/teTeX/share/texmf.tetex/tex/generic/config/language.dat
> /usr/local/teTeX/share/texmf.tetex/tex/lambda/config/language.dat
> /usr/local/teTeX/share/texmf.tetex/tex/platex/config/language.dat
> i looked into every one of them, and in none of them the english  
> stuff seems to be disabled - at least not the american part. does  
> it mean, that americans behave so strange and i should rather  
> uncomment the british version?! :))

If runnning in Terminal:

	kpsewhich language.dat

doesn't work, then your TeX setup is broken somehow. You should have  
a kpsewhich executable, and it should be either:


Do you have any specific path setting, by the way? What does the  
following return, in Terminal:

	echo $PATH

Assuming you installed nothing else Unicky than TeX and friends,  
using i-Installer, the above should return something like:


DarwinPorts should add a /opt/local/bin somewhere, and Fink (I  
think) /sw/bin.

Regarding the file language.dat at /opt/local/var/db/dports/sources/ 
language.dat, it means you have the DarwinPorts infrastructure  
installed (the file patch-language.dat belongs to the teTeX  
portfile), but not the specific teTeX port installed. Thus it should  
be harmless, I imagine.

Bruno Voisin

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