[tex-live] Win32: xelatex -0.999.4 failure to process sample2e.tex
George N. White III
gnwiii at gmail.com
Sun Aug 3 13:13:05 CEST 2008
After today's (Aug. 3rd) "tlmgr update --all", xetex story is working
$ ls -l /usr/local/texlive/2008/bin/win32/xetex.*
-rwxr-xr-x 1 gwhite bod 2420736 2008-08-01 12:47
-rwxr-xr-x 1 gwhite bod 2560 2008-05-12 17:34
On Sat, Aug 2, 2008 at 11:14 PM, Akira Kakuto <kakuto at fuk.kindai.ac.jp> wrote:
> Hi Jonathan,
>> > On 2 Aug 2008, at 6:35 PM, George N. White III wrote:
>> > > On my Win32/wine even xetex story fails:
>> > >
>> > > C:\Testing>xetex story
>> > > This is XeTeXk, Version 3.1415926-2.2-0.999.4 (Web2C 7.5.7)
>> > > %&-line parsing enabled.
>> > > entering extended mode
>> > > (c:/texlive/2008/texmf-dist/tex/plain/base/story.tex
>> > > ! Emergency stop.
>> > > <recently read> O
>> > >
>> > > l.7 O
>> > > nce upon a time, in a distant
>> > > No pages of output.
>> > > Transcript written on story.log.
>> > >
>> > What does the story.log file show?
>> > Akira, could there have been some kind of problem with the W32 build?
>> > The latest code seems to run fine elsewhere, and I can't see why the
>> > (tiny) changes in 0.999.4 might have introduced this issue.
>> On windows XP, both of "xetex story" and "xelatex sample2e"
>> run fine. However on Vista, both of them sometimes succeed
>> and sometimes fail with access violation (weird).
>> I'll investigate the problem.
> It was necessary to update "dll caller" xetex.exe etc.,
> since xetex.lib is largely different from the very old one,
> which I was using. I think the problem is not related to
> the latest update. I'm not aware of the problem, since I usually
> work on XP. Anyway, xetex is now running fine on both of XP and Vista.
> So I hope it will also work on wine.
> New one will be in svn probably tomorrow.
George N. White III <aa056 at chebucto.ns.ca>
Head of St. Margarets Bay, Nova Scotia
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