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RE: Invoking Miktex in Cygwin
- From: "Dave Korn" <dave dot korn at artimi dot com>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Sat, 18 Mar 2006 21:39:10 -0000
- Subject: RE: Invoking Miktex in Cygwin
On 18 March 2006 09:53, Tong Wang wrote:
> Hi you guys,
> I have Miktex installed( in C:\Program Files), and am trying to
> invoke Latex.exe from Shell and got some trouble. Heres what I did :
> 1. make a soft link by: ln -s 'C:\Program
> Files\texmf\miktex\bin\latex.exe' /usr/local/bin
> 2. run latex: latex myfile.tex
> Then I got the following error message:
> This is pdfeTeX, Version 3.141592-1.21a-2.2 (Web2C 7.5.4)
> kpathsea: Running mktexfmt latex.fmt
> /usr/bin/mktexfmt: line 333: /texconfig/tcfmgr: No such file or
> directory fmtutil: config file `fmtutil.cnf' not found.
> I can't find the format file `latex.fmt'!
> but I do have C:\Program Files\localtexmf\miktex\fmt\latex.efmt
> And I am sure that the Miktex works fine for other editor like WinEdt.
> I really get stuck, and need help. thanks a lot in advance.
I had a similar problem once: some perms got messed up. I fixed it with
chgrp in the end. See
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