[tex-live] problems with fptex texmf-local style file not found

Harald von Aschen harald.von.aschen at gmx.de
Thu Jan 15 01:19:49 CET 2004


(System: Windows 98/II)

My problem is: I have uninstalled TeX Live 7 (2002er version from CD) and 
installed the new TeXLive from the CD 09/2003 I received from Dante. And I 
have done the online updates as described on 
http://www.tug.org/texlive/bugs.html and http://www.fptex.org/upgrade.html.

But Latex is still unable to find my personal style files saved in 
TeXLive\texmf-local\latex\harald even after installing all updates and 
doing all maintenace features as rebuilding ls-R filenames databases.

If I put the style files in the directory where I my source tex-file is, 
all is working. But if the style file is in texmf-local (or even if I put 
it in texmf and rebuilding ls-R database) the file is not found.

The style file I use is the hint from Gerd Neugebauer in "Die TeXnische 
Kommoedie" from Dante, issue 2/1996, pg. 44 ff. for using amssymb and bbold 
for double stroked numers. Here is the relevant code I use in the style 
file bbbold.sty:

\ProvidesPackage{bbbold}[1994/04/06 Bbbold symbol package]

With the 2002er Version of TeXLive I don't have any problems but here I'm 
am helpless. (BTW: Why is the file still not found after putting it in the 
texmf file structure? And it happens with all other style files I've 
created, too.)


This is e-TeXk, Version 3.141592-2.1 (Web2c 7.5.2) (format=latex 
2004.1.14)  15 JAN 2004 01:17
entering extended mode
  %&-line parsing enabled.
LaTeX2e <2001/06/01>
Babel <v3.7j> and hyphenation patterns for english, dumylang, nohyphenation, sp
anish, catalan, german, ngerman, portuguese, ukenglish, greek, french, dutch, l
atin, russian, ukrainian, danish, basque, polish, italian, czech, slovak, loade
Document Class: article 2001/04/21 v1.4e Standard LaTeX document class
File: size12.clo 2001/04/21 v1.4e Standard LaTeX file (size option)
Package: exscale 1997/06/16 v2.1g Standard LaTeX package exscale
LaTeX Font Info:    Redeclaring symbol font `largesymbols' on input line 47.
LaTeX Font Info:    Overwriting symbol font `largesymbols' in version `normal'
(Font)                  OMX/cmex/m/n --> OMX/cmex/m/n on input line 47.
LaTeX Font Info:    Overwriting symbol font `largesymbols' in version `bold'
(Font)                  OMX/cmex/m/n --> OMX/cmex/m/n on input line 47.
\big at size=\dimen103
Package: amssymb 2002/01/22 v2.2d

Package: amsfonts 2001/10/25 v2.2f
LaTeX Font Info:    Overwriting math alphabet `\mathfrak' in version `bold'
(Font)                  U/euf/m/n --> U/euf/b/n on input line 132.

! LaTeX Error: File `bbbold.sty' not found.

Entering kpsewhich amssymb.sty results in

and even the original bbold.sty is found:

but I'm unable to find bbbold.sty (I can put it in whatever directory I 
want - not found) although the ls-R-file in texmf-local says

% ls-R -- filename database for kpathsea; do not change this line.





Could this problem be a result of deinstalling the 2002er Version (I have 
afterwards removed the complete directory) and the installing the new 
version so that there could be a file I have forgotten to delete? 
Autoexec.bat seems to be o.k. after putting the fpTeX-variables on top as I 
have done with the old version:

REM --- Added by fpTeX (14/01/2004 00:59) ---
set TEXMFCNF=F:\Programme\TeXLive\texmf-var\web2c
REM --- End of fpTeX additions ---

Thank you very much for your help!

Best regards, Harald 

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