[XeTeX] \hyphenation

Peter Dyballa Peter_Dyballa at Web.DE
Sun Sep 3 13:21:12 CEST 2006

Am 03.09.2006 um 12:27 schrieb Yves Codet:

> Now I understand. You're certainly right since LaTeX seems to work
> normally. For pdfTeX I couldn't try; I don't know how to use it (and
> I don't need to :).


you're already using pdfTeX when you invoke latex!

Just try on the command line 'latex --version' – you'll see that the  
"engine" inside is already pdfeTeX. And you'll see that the "kernel"  
is not plain TeX but eTeX. Only the tex binary itself seems to use  
plain TeX, if I understand 'fmtutil --listcfg' right ...

You could also list your TeX "binaries" in two ways:

	ls -l /usr/local/teTeX/bin/`uname -p`-apple-darwin-current/*tex |  
grep ^l
	ls -l /usr/local/teTeX/bin/`uname -p`-apple-darwin-current/*tex |  
grep '^[^l]'

The first command lists only the symbolic or sym-links (it shows that  
many *tex commands use exactly the same one binary), the latter only  
the 'real' files, most of them some scripts for whatever use, but  
some, the bigger files, are the real TeX binaries.



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longer anything to add, but when there is no longer anything to take  
                                  -- Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

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