[tex-live] Polyglossia breaks XeLaTeX

Dan&Jan Luecking dluecking at sbcglobal.net
Sun Sep 2 05:16:04 CEST 2012

On Sat Sep 1 2012 at 20:24:41 CEST, Haines Brown 
at histomat.net wrote:

>Here again is the test document preamble (first line changed fom xetex
>to XeLaTeX):
>   %!TEX TS-program = XeLaTeX

Is this correct? Isn't Unix case sensitive? Shouldn't it be xelatex?

>   %!TEX encoding = UTF-8 Unicode
>   \documentclass[12pt,titlepage]{article}
>   \usepackage{xltxtra}
>   \usepackage{xunicode,fontspec}
>   \usepackage[backend=biber,style=authoryear,sorting=nyt]{biblatex} %
>   \usepackage{polyglossia} % conflicts with csquotes, fullpage, and biblatex.

You should include a complete (but minimal) document that shows
the problem, not just a preamble.

On Sat Sep 1 2012 at 21:27:13 CEST, Haines Brown 
at histomat.net wrote:

>The log file ends with:
>   ) (/home/haines/texlive/2011/texmf-dist/tex/latex/metalogo/metalogo.sty))
>   ! LaTeX Error: File `(.sty' not found.

Check for a line like
using parentheses instead of braces. Also, create a complete
minimal document and someone would quickly discover such an


Daniel H. Luecking
Department of Mathematical Sciences
Fayetteville, Arkansas

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