Tetex installation problem on cygwin

Dave Korn dave.korn@artimi.com
Tue Feb 15 20:40:00 GMT 2005

> -----Original Message-----
> From: cygwin-owner On Behalf Of Kim Youngbae
> Sent: 15 February 2005 13:11

> Recently I set up cygwin on XPpro SP2 with setup.exe (version 
> 2.457.2.2)
> including tetex package. After installation, I started tetex 
> but it has been stopped with following message:

> kpathsea: Running mktexfmt tex.fmt
> tcfmgr: no info for file `fmtutil.cnf' in map 
> `/usr/share/texmf/texconfig/tcfmgr.map'.
> fmtutil: config file `fmtutil.cnf' not found. 
> I can't find the format file `tex.fmt'! 

> Is it a problem of configuration or installation of tetex?

  Possibly a perms problem on the web2c files.  See if this helps:


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