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RE: latex problem 'Fatal format file error'
- From: "Dave Korn" <dave dot korn at artimi dot com>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Thu, 6 Jul 2006 12:43:32 +0100
- Subject: RE: latex problem 'Fatal format file error'
On 05 July 2006 21:46, Sule Ozev wrote:
> When I tried running latex on my new computer, I seem to have a problem
> with a file named "latex.fmt". The error message indicates a format file
> error. I will list some of the messages that appear after I run. I would
> appreciate any input on this matter.
> Thank you.
> Sule Ozev
> latex filename.tex
> This is pdfeTeXk, Version3.141592-1.21a-2.2 (Web2C 7.5.4)
> %&-line parsing enabled.
> kpathsea:Running mktexfmt latex.fmt
> fmtutil: running 'tex -ini -jobname=latex -progname=latex latex.ini' ...
> MORE MESSAGES ON WHAT FILES USED
> No pages of output
> Transcript written on latex.log.
> fmtutil: /web2c/latex.fmt installed.
> ---! /web2c/latex.fmt was written by tex
> (Fatal formal file error; I'm stymied)
It would be worth reading this recent thread on the subject from the
archives; there may be a solution for you in there somewhere. (If not, I'm
afraid I don't know much about latex myself).
[ In particular http://www.cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2005-05/msg00963.html ?]
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