[XeTeX] fatal format file error; fmtutil infinite recursion

Peter Dyballa Peter_Dyballa at web.de
Sat Nov 3 17:18:17 CET 2012

Am 02.11.2012 um 20:14 schrieb Lars Huttar:

> In any case, I have the contents. kpsewhich said fmtutil.cnf was in
> /usr/share/texmf/web2c/fmtutil.cnf
> I've posted it at http://pastebin.com/nE9P11FG

This file is wrong! It contains pTeX based formats. They were introduced in TeX Live 2010. Some spring cleaning seems to be appropriate.

> When you say "running as root", do you mean while logged in as root? Or
> just sudo?

Both can be equivalent.



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