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Re: Cygwin: texi2dvi stumbles over texinfo.tex

From: Ralf Wildenhues
Subject: Re: Cygwin: texi2dvi stumbles over texinfo.tex
Date: Thu, 25 May 2006 08:38:21 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.11+cvs20060403

Hi Karl,

* Karl Berry wrote on Wed, May 24, 2006 at 10:03:39PM CEST:
> Ralf, what is the output if you run
>   tex \\end
>   etex \\end
>   pdfetex \\end

See typescript, attached.

> This shows that texi2dvi is invoking etex.

> This shows that mktexfmt is invoking pdfetex to build etex.fmt.
> This mismatch is causing the error.
> This is controlled by the file fmtutil.cnf.  What does that file look
> like in your installation?

Also attached.

In Cygwin's /usr/share/texmf/web2c, there are *.cygwin-dist and
*.cygwin-orig copies of fmtutil.cnf, mktex.cnf, and texmf.cnf.
The respective copies are all identical, though.


Attachment: typescript
Description: Text document

Attachment: fmtutil.cnf
Description: Text document

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