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RE: 1.5.16 tetex 3.0.0-3 format file problem

"Jan Nieuwenhuizen" <> wrote:

> From: on behalf of Jan Nieuwenhuizen
> Sent: Tuesday, May 17, 2005 2:40 AM
> To:
> Subject: Re: 1.5.16 tetex 3.0.0-3 format file problem

> Robert A. Mcdougall writes:

> The format was generated by tex, not by pdfetex.

It seems then that `` wants to generate TeX formats
and LaTeX wants to use pdfeTeX formats.  Can they be persuaded
to agree?

> Remove the format and try again.

533$ cd /cygdrive/c/home/mcdougar/.texmf/var/
534$ mkdir hide.web2c/
535$ mv web2c/* hide.web2c/
536$ cd ~/junk/
537$ latex aleph.tex
This is pdfeTeXk, Version 3.141592-1.21a-2.2 (Web2C 7.5.4)
 file:line:error style messages enabled.
 %&-line parsing enabled.
(Fatal format file error; I'm stymied)
538$ kpsewhich latex.fmt
539$ ls -l /usr/local/share/texmf/web2c/latex.fmt
-rw-r--r--  1 mcdougar mkgroup-l-d 752275 Nov  6  2004

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