[tex-live] PDF 1.5 by default in TL 2010

Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard mpg at elzevir.fr
Tue Jan 12 12:09:03 CET 2010

Norbert Preining a écrit :
> On Di, 12 Jan 2010, Heiko Oberdiek wrote:
>> The whole issue would become less dramatical, if the format
>> generation would support a user configuration file, e.g.
> ...
>> And pdftexconfig.cfg belongs to the user if he wants other default
>> settings.
> Not a good idea. Then we will end up with outdated format dumps hanging
> around in users TEXMFVAR and they will never know what they have
> to do.
Who said the formats were to be generated in TEXMFVAR?

> If a user *really* knows what he is doing he can already now call
> 	fmtutil-sys --byfmt ...
> after having dropped n update pdftexconfig.tex into his TEXMFCONFIG
> and the formats will be generated the correct way.
You can use fmtutil-sys with Heiko's solution too.

> Same with pdftexconfig.cfg. It does not help. Those who can cope with
> the problems already know what to do.
Sure, but maybe they don't want to make a copy of this file. Heiko's solution is
cleaner IMO.


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