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Re: Cygwin: texi2dvi stumbles over texinfo.tex

On 8/20/2010 7:53 AM, Steve Holden wrote:
> On 8/20/2010 5:29 AM, Reuben Thomas wrote:
>> On Thu 25 May 2006, Karl Berry wrote:
>>> This line in fmtutil.cnf indicates the problem:
>>> etex		pdfetex		language.def	-translate-file=cp227.tcx *etex.ini
>>> Either (1) the second word should be changed to "etex", or
>>> (2) it should be arranged for "etex" in invoke pdfetex instead of etex.
>>> E.g., make "etex" a link to pdfetex, instead of its own binary.
>>> We do (2) for TeX Live.
>> Please could this fix be applied? I just ran into the same problem,
>> four years later, and I'm not the only one since then (I notice
>> another thread from 2007).
> We don't need no stinkin' issue tracker.
It struck me that this remark might be ambiguous, or even be regarded as
offensive by some.

My intention was to highlight the fact that issues will (eventually) be
re-raised thanks to the phenomenal group memory of this list. But of
course the issue might have had attention (or at least been resolved as
"wontfix" with appropriate discussion) in an issue tracker.

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