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Re: TeX Live issues

From: Ricardo Wurmus
Subject: Re: TeX Live issues
Date: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 13:02:57 +0100
User-agent: mu4e 1.2.0; emacs 26.3

Marco van Hulten <address@hidden> writes:

> Je 17 jan 08:48 skribis Marco:
>> Hi there—
>> I am unable to use LaTeX and friends.  I get this error:
>> [...]
> and in another profile yet another issue:
> ```
> $ pdflatex test
> This is pdfTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.19 (TeX Live 2018) (preloaded 
> format=pdflatex)
>  restricted \write18 enabled.
> kpathsea: Running mktexfmt pdflatex.fmt
> /gnu/store/znf7mmx3vslsscn9v3ilxmgkirqwswy8-texlive-bin-20180414/share/texmf-dist/scripts/texlive/
>  Unexpected non-option argument(s): pdflatex.fmt
> Try "fmtutil --help" for more information.
> I can't find the format file `pdflatex.fmt'!
> ```

This sounds like a search path problem.  We are generating all the
common fmt files in texlive-latex-base.  So when using the modular LaTeX
this already works fine.

To try the modular LaTeX install at least “texlive-base” into your
profile and remove the monolithic package.


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