[tex-live] Re: pdfeTeX as the only engine

Staszek Wawrykiewicz staw at gust.org.pl
Wed Jan 14 20:21:28 CET 2004

On Wed, 14 Jan 2004, Fabrice Popineau wrote:

> > Accepted. But we have been discussing ways to specify the config file
> > at the pdfTeX invocation -- that way this problem could be solved by
> > having a pdtex-dvi.cfg and a pdftex-pdf.cfg
> If the output mode is dumped in the format, why not remove it from the
> .cfg file and put it in the .ini file. This way latex.fmt would set
> output mode to 0 and pdflatex to 1 ... ? 

It would be the best solution which can retain simple linking 
I think that output mode=0 should also ignore reading .cfg file at all.
At the moment there is no command line for output format or switching to
another config file...

Staszek Wawrykiewicz
StaW at gust.org.pl

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