[tex-live] Bug in TexLive 2005 and 2007? Non-writable aux-file

Akira Kakuto kakuto at fsci.fuk.kindai.ac.jp
Tue Mar 6 14:35:45 CET 2007

> > Ah, now I see it. Indeed, this is serious.
> This is not a pdftex problem, but happens also with TeX.
> Phil, can you try this on your VAX, so we can be sure it's web2c/kpathsea?

On Windows, everything seemes natural.
ex.tex is preserved after Ctrl-C:

This is pdfTeX, Version 3.141592-1.40.3 (Web2C 7.5.6) (format=pdflatex 2007.3.4)  6 MAR 2007 22:29
entering extended mode
LaTeX2e <2005/12/01>
Babel <v3.8h> and hyphenation patterns for english, usenglishmax, ukenglish, ba
sque, bulgarian, coptic, welsh, czech, slovak, german, ngerman, danish, spanish
, catalan, estonian, finnish, french, irish, polygreek, monogreek, ancientgreek
, croatian, hungarian, interlingua, ibycus, bahasa, icelandic, italian, latin, 
mongolian, dutch, norsk, polish, portuguese, pinyin, romanian, russian, samin, 
slovene, usorbian, serbian, swedish, turkish, ukrainian, dumylang, nohyphenatio
n, loaded.
Document Class: book 2005/09/16 v1.4f Standard LaTeX document class
File: bk10.clo 2005/09/16 v1.4f Standard LaTeX file (size option)
\c at part=\count79
\c at chapter=\count80
\c at section=\count81
\c at subsection=\count82
\c at subsubsection=\count83
\c at paragraph=\count84
\c at subparagraph=\count85
\c at figure=\count86
\c at table=\count87
) (./ex.aux)
! I can't write on file `ex.aux'.
\document ...ate \openout \@mainaux \jobname .aux 
                                                  \immediate \write \@mainau...
l.1 \documentclass{book}\begin{document}
Please type another output file name: 
! Emergency stop.
\document ...ate \openout \@mainaux \jobname .aux 
                                                  \immediate \write \@mainau...
l.1 \documentclass{book}\begin{document}
End of file on the terminal!

Here is how much of TeX's memory you used:
 217 strings out of 94127
 2259 string characters out of 1168525
 48700 words of memory out of 1500000
 3596 multiletter control sequences out of 10000+50000
 3640 words of font info for 14 fonts, out of 2000000 for 2000
 679 hyphenation exceptions out of 8191
 23i,0n,17p,166b,36s stack positions out of 3000i,500n,5000p,300000b,5000s
!  ==> Fatal error occurred, no output PDF file produced!


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