[tex-live] [dluecking at sbcglobal.net: Re: Polyglossia breaks XeLaTeX]

Haines Brown haines at histomat.net
Sun Sep 2 16:37:15 CEST 2012

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Date: Sat, 1 Sep 2012 22:16:04 -0500
From: Dan&Jan Luecking <dluecking at sbcglobal.net>
To: tex-live at tug.org
Subject: Re: [tex-live] Polyglossia breaks XeLaTeX
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On Sat Sep 1 2012 at 20:24:41 CEST, Haines Brown <mailto:tex-live%40tug.org?Subject=Re%3A%20%5Btex-live%5D%20Polyglossia%20breaks%20XeLaTeX&In-Reply-To=%3C20120901182441.GH5314%40histomat.net%3E>haines
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? 

I don't know. I just copied it from somewhere. It was not apparent that 
two lines are even needed. Note below the "Running 'XeLaTeX'".

Here's a test document in its entirety:

  %!TEX TS-program = xelatex
  %!TEX encoding = UTF-8 Unicode


When not using the csquotes package, things work (the PDF displays 
"body"). However, with use of this package (or polyglossia) I get an 
error. When I do C-c C-l I get:

  Running `XeLaTeX' on `test-xelatex-document' with ``xelatex test-xelatex-document.tex''
  This is XeTeX, Version 3.1415926-2.4-0.9998 (TeX Live 2012)
   restricted \write18 enabled.
  entering extended mode
  LaTeX2e <2011/06/27>
  * LaTeX warning: "xparse/redefine-command"
  * Redefining document command \textsuperscript with arg. spec. 's' on line 28.
  ) (/home/haines/texlive/2011/texmf-dist/tex/latex/metalogo/metalogo.sty))

  ! LaTeX Error: File `(.sty' not found.

  Type X to quit or <RETURN> to proceed,
  or enter new name. (Default extension: sty)

  Enter file name: 

> Check for a line like
>   \usepackage(foo)
> using parentheses instead of braces. 

There were no lines at all that contained the string "usepackage". 

I checked the .log file also, and the string was not in it 
either, nor a string "csquotes".

I have no idea why it says "TeX Live 2012" above. I had a TL2011 
installation and all I did was to run tlmgr and did "Update all 
installed". I didn't expect this to install TL2012, but I see that 
tlmgr is the version for 2012. However, I have ~/texlive/2011 (and no 
/usr/local/texlive). If I inadvertantly upgraded to TL2012, I'm not 
surprised I have problems. But If I have TL2012 in a 2011 dirctory, I 
don't know how to fix it.

Haines Brown

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