[tex-live] texhash and dvips bugs

Akira Kakuto kakuto at fsci.fuk.kindai.ac.jp
Sat May 26 01:11:25 CEST 2007

> I use TeXLive2007 on a windows XP system.
> 1. Texhash and mktexlsr no longer produce the same ls-R file. The
> former writes a different string at the head of the file. Then
> fmtutil complains of the wrong "magic string" and won't make the
> formats.

That is a packaging mistake.
Please copy mktexlsr.exe texhash.exe.
(This should be written in http://tug.org/texlive/bugs.html)

> Also mktexlsr no longer accepts a directory argument (indicating
> which directory's database to update). This was a useful shortcut
> for use after adding files to only one tree.

Many thanks for pointing out this problem.

Akira Kakuto

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