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

Jonathan Kew jonathan at jfkew.plus.com
Thu Aug 7 21:02:22 CEST 2008

On 7 Aug 2008, at 6:14 PM, Jonathan Kew wrote:

> 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.

Sorry: on second thoughts, I think I patched the wrong place :-( and  
the problem is most likely NOT fixed yet. I'll look again....


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