[tex-live] fatal error in pdflatex after last update! [solved!]

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Tue Aug 25 21:52:30 CEST 2009

Hi Heiko,

Heiko Oberdiek wrote:
> It's not much of a problem to look for *.mkii in pdftex.def.
> Are there plans to change the extension in future versions?
> * If yes, then I would ignore *.mkii in pdftex.def and only
>   using *.tex.
> * If no, pdftex.def would look first for *.mkii, then for *.tex.

In a future version, it is better to look for the mkii files
first, as that is their new name.

> Also CTAN holds the files, needed by pdftex.def:
>   CTAN:macros/pdftex/graphics/
>   Currently: supp-pdf.tex, supp-mis.tex, supp-mpe.tex
> They are out of date now.

That is to be fixed in a week or two.

Best wishes,

PS thanks for the example, It'll allow me to verify everything
remains OK in the future.

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