[tex-live] Problem with pgf/tikz in tl 2008 on Windows

Herbert Voss Herbert.Voss at FU-Berlin.DE
Mon Sep 22 15:55:09 CEST 2008

Benedikt Steinbusch schrieb:

> I just discovered, that on Windows (Vista in this case) the name of the
> file
> texmf-dist/tex/generic/pgf/frontendlayer/tikz/libraries/tikzlibrarydecorations.pathmorphing.code.tex
> is truncated by one character, leaving it as
> tikzlibrarydecorations.pathmorphing.code.te

I cannot confirm. Also on Vista with the latest TeX Live 2008
everything is fine.


> As a consequence it cannot be found by the tikz/pgf package. Renaming
> the file and rebuilding the index fixes the issue. I guess this is a
> problem with some container file format that cannot handle filenames
> this long, somewhere in the process of distribution.
> Can you reproduce the problem I have? I also use MacTex 2008 and I did
> not encounter this problem there.
> I am not subscribed to this list, so please Cc: me in your replies.
> Regards
> Benedikt Steinbusch

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