[tex-live] Win32: xelatex -0.999.4 failure to process sample2e.tex

Jonathan Kew jonathan at jfkew.plus.com
Thu Aug 7 19:14:41 CEST 2008

On 7 Aug 2008, at 5:42 PM, Norbert Preining wrote:

> Hi Jonathan,
> On Do, 07 Aug 2008, Jonathan Kew wrote:
>> Aha, I think I see how this could be happening. I have made a one- 
>> line
>> change to xetex.ch that I believe will solve the problem (without
>> requiring you to make additional patches for W32TeX or MikTeX).
>> Checked in to xetex svn and texlive svn as v0.999.5.
> Should other bin builders start the whole build script, too? Or is  
> that
> a win-only problem? AFAIS from the discussion it occurs only on win,  
> but
> *could* in principle happen everywhere, right?

Yes, I believe it could.

Let's see if we can get confirmation from Akira and/or Christian that  
the change really does solve the problem. If so, it would be good to  
update the xetex binary wherever possible, even though we don't have  
reports of failure elsewhere.


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