[metapost] MetaPost 0.992 and %&latex
taco at elvenkind.com
Fri Dec 15 09:18:06 CET 2006
Nicola Vitacolonna wrote:
>> - Please try running
>> tex --parse-first-line --interaction=nonstopmode mpxerr.tex
>> manually (on the commandline) and see what happens in that case.
> Ah, ok, that's a good suggestion! I get:
> This is TeXk, Version 3.141592 (Web2C 7.5.5)
> %&-line parsing enabled.
> ---! /usr/local/gwTeX/texmf.local/web2c/latex.fmt was written by pdfetex
> (Fatal format file error; I'm stymied)
> It seems to be a problem with the format file. I am not very expert: do
> you have any hint about what is happening?
Your texmf.cnf needs an additional line containing
TEX = pdfetex
So that makempx will run 'pdfetex' instead of just 'tex'.
CC to the mailing list because I am not sure where the texmf.cnf resides
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