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Re: latex error: latex.fmt doesn't match pdftex.pool
- From: Keith Lindsay <klindsay at ucar dot edu>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 17 Jul 2012 13:50:12 -0600
- Subject: Re: latex error: latex.fmt doesn't match pdftex.pool
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On 7/17/2012 12:48 PM, Keith Lindsay wrote:
When I attempt to run latex on a simple .tex file (attached), I get the
following error message:
$ latex polynom.tex
This is pdfTeX, Version 3.1415926-2.4-1.40.13 (TeX Live 2012/Cygwin)
restricted \write18 enabled.
---! /var/lib/texmf/web2c/pdftex/latex.fmt doesn't match pdftex.pool
(Fatal format file error; I'm stymied)
I've attached the output from running "cygcheck -svr".
I appreciate any suggestions for what I can do to resolve this.
Based on Ken's response, I reinstalled texlive-collection-latex and no
longer get the error message from above. I'm inferring that something
went wrong with the previous install and that the reinstall corrected
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