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

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Wed Jan 14 20:28:33 CET 2004

At 20:21 14/01/2004, Staszek Wawrykiewicz wrote:
>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...

i'm not sure about that, since it may concern (future) settings with 
regards to protruding and so


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