[tex-live] new bin/i386-linux/

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Tue Jun 1 11:32:48 CEST 2004

At 05:48 31/05/2004, Akira Kakuto wrote:
> > building binaries makes texmf/web2c/pdftex empty directory. As the idea
> > of making formats in web2c/$engine/ was abandoned (I agree with Thomas
> > that completely not needed), I'd suggest to correct
> > TEXFORMATS = .;$TEXMF/web2c/{$engine,}//
> > in texmf.cnf.
>I also have agreed with Thomas that "most people" do
>not need TEXFORMATS = .;$TEXMF/web2c/{$engine,}//.
>However, ConTeXt people are using e.g.,
>I think Olaf had introduced $engine just to distinguish
>formats in that cases.

he also introduced it in order to get rid of all those engine specific 
suffixes (efmt,ofmt,pfmt,epfmt,xfmt,nfmt,...)


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