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

Thomas Esser te at dbs.uni-hannover.de
Tue Feb 11 18:13:24 CET 2003

> > What about existing local copies of fmtutil.cnf when upgrading
> > to TL8?
> life is hard. how can we avoid this?

You can't. Users who just call fmtutil will get an error. Running
texlinks after fmtutil is required (that texlinks will set the
symlinks according to the engine in fmtutil.cnf).

BTW: running texlinks is disabled in texconfig if version='TeX Live',
so please reconsider that.


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