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Re: latex crash
- From: Larry Hall <cygwin-lh at cygwin dot com>
- To: chris jefferson <caj at cs dot york dot ac dot uk>, cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 17 Nov 2003 16:46:02 -0500
- Subject: Re: latex crash
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At 02:20 PM 11/17/2003, chris jefferson you wrote:
>I've recently found that latex has begun crashing if I execute it from a windows xp (or 2000) cmd prompt.
>It happens by simply typing "latex" at a cmd prompt. I get (in a windows error box)
>16 bit MS-DOS Subsystem
>C:\WINDOWS\System32\cmd.exe - latex
>The NTVDM CPU has encountered an illegal instruction.
>CS:06cc IP:210f OP:63 69 66 69 65 Choose 'Close' to terminate the application.
>this doesn't happen if I expecute it from a bash prompt.
>Even more strangely, if I go to a command prompt and into c:\cygwin\bin and type "dir latex.exe" it seems unable to see the file (although it is visable in windows explorer)
latex.exe is a Cygwin-specific symbolic link. Use tex.exe instead at the
cmd prompt. That should work OK.
Larry Hall http://www.rfk.com
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