[XeTeX] Usage problem

Jonathan Kew jonathan_kew at sil.org
Wed Nov 21 10:10:23 CET 2007

On 21 Nov 2007, at 8:41 am, Axel E. Retif wrote:

> On  21 Nov, 2007, at 02:20, Ali Majdzadeh wrote:
>> Hello Jonathan,
>> Sorry, for my late response. I was busy testing what you suggested.
>> The following command runs and rebuilds some formats but not the
>> XeTeX one:
>> fmtutil --byfmt xetex
>> Any ideas? Of course it produces some error messages regarding
>> XeTeX, mostly about xetex.ini.

To diagnose this, we'd need to see the actual error messages....

> Independently of what Jonathan Kew can say about this, I would
> suggest you to uninstall Linux teTeX and install TeXLive:
> http://www.tug.org/texlive/
> it comes with XeTeX. If you have a reasonable bandwidth, it's worth
> the time.

Agreed; now that teTeX is no longer maintained and supported, moving  
to TeX Live is the better option.


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