[tex-live] Re: Keeping omega/aleph in sync with tex.ch

Giuseppe Bilotta bilotta78 at hotpop.com
Sat Apr 17 23:29:14 CEST 2004

Olaf Weber wrote:
> Olaf Weber writes:
> > Example of how the "fingerprint" would work in case of a mismatch:
> > infovore:/home/olaf/web2c/src/texk/texk/web2c$ ./tex \&pdftex
> > This is TeXk, Version 3.141592 (Web2C 7.5.2)
> >  %&-line parsing enabled.
> > (Fatal format file error; pdftex.fmt was written by pdftex)
> One thing to note is that changes like these should be reflected in
> the omega and aleph sources as well -- there have been times where
> omega builds would have broken.  But Omega and Aleph don't use tex.ch
> directly, instead typically (but not always) it is com16bit.ch that
> has to be changed.  Question remains who is responsible for keeping
> these bits within reasonable distance of whatever I do to tex.ch.
> (I've done it in past, but somewhat haphazardly; is there anyone who
> ever bothers to double-check this stuff?)

I'm responsible for Aleph.

Giuseppe "Oblomov" Bilotta

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