[tex-live] No hyphenation patterns loaded for german/ngerman

Christoph Bier christoph.bier at web.de
Thu Apr 12 10:25:10 CEST 2007

Hello Karl,

thanks for your answer!

Karl Berry schrieb am 11.04.2007 19:44:

> Hello Christoph,
>     http://zvisionwelt.de/tmpdownloads/fmtutil-sys.log
> In that log, pdflatex.fmt and latex.fmt are being dumped with the German
> hyphenation files (and a lot more besides).  However, in your
> tl2007-mexp transcript, nothing but the minimal languages are given.  So
> the question is why.
> Perhaps when you are invoking pdflatex (or latex, worth trying that to
> see if the behavior is different), it's not reading the .fmt file you
> just dumped, but some other .fmt.  As a quick check, you can see the
> .fmt dump date in tl2007-mexp.log.

The wrong .fmt file is used ...

> Failing that, running
>   pdflatex -recorder tl2007-mexp.tex
> will show you all the files read/written during the run, including the fmt.

That shows me that the .fmt file in $HOME is used. Running fmtutil
instead of fmtutil-sys solved the problem!


> Hope this helps,

Yes, it did, thanks a lot!

Best wishes
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