Cygwin: texi2dvi stumbles over texinfo.tex

Steve Holden steve@holdenweb.com
Fri Aug 20 19:42:00 GMT 2010


On 8/20/2010 11:43 AM, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 20, 2010 at 08:00:14AM -0400, Steve Holden wrote:
>> 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.
> 
> I found it tedious actually, and wondered if you were going to now start
> jumping up and down in every message where it seems remotely possible
> that an "issue tracker" was the "solution" to a problem.
> 
Oh, no. I think the issue has been adequately exercised already, and I
have no skin in that particular game.

regards
 Steve
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