[tex-live] latex<->etex on TL8

Sebastian Rahtz sebastian.rahtz at computing-services.oxford.ac.uk
Tue Feb 11 11:30:02 CET 2003

On Tue, 2003-02-11 at 11:50, Staszek Wawrykiewicz wrote:
> In web2c/fmtutil.cnf we have:
> # Change "tex -> etex" and "latex.ini -> *latex.ini" to get an
> # eTeX-2 enabled LaTeX format named latex. Or, don't change anything
> # and use elatex which is just the same.
> latex           tex             language.dat    latex.ini
> etex            etex            language.def    *etex.ini
> elatex          etex            language.dat    *elatex.ini

you may have fallen victim to a Bad Thing I did in Perforce.
can you synchronize to the latest copy?

> What about existing local copies of fmtutil.cnf when upgrading
> to TL8?

life is hard. how can we avoid this?

> Switching latex to etex should be made more carefully.

if you can suggest alternatives ways to proceed....
Sebastian Rahtz <sebastian.rahtz at computing-services.oxford.ac.uk>

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