[XeTeX] installation problem with livetex2008

Jonathan Kew jfkthame at googlemail.com
Thu Mar 19 11:19:45 CET 2009

On 19 Mar 2009, at 04:54, Hamid Reza Hasani wrote:

> Hi,
> I was going to install xetex in my system for writing Persian in  
> latex.
> I install it without any problem in livetex2008, but I found I can't  
> write Persian, and I should install livetex2008.
> I install livetex2008 without any problem, and I run "sh build- 
> xetex" and it finished without any problem, after that I tried to  
> run "sh install-xetex" as root, but I got these error messages:
> .....

The log file you showed:
> This is XeTeXk, Version 3.141592-2.2-0.996 (Web2C 7.5.6) (INITEX)

shows that your fmtutil invocation is running an old (TL2007) xetex  
binary, not one you've just built from the latest sources. I don't  
know why; probably something to do with paths, etc.


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