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

Sebastian Rahtz sebastian.rahtz at computing-services.oxford.ac.uk
Fri Jan 16 10:16:24 CET 2004

Staszek Wawrykiewicz wrote:
> I would vote for dumping the *default* output to the format, say
> latex will use \pdfoutput=0, pdflatex will use \pdfoutput=1
> So latex etc. could be linked just to pdfetex, without any other
> command line switch (anyway not yet available).

this discussion does suggest that a new command-line option will
be needed, to give the user yet another tool to switch output formats.

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