[tex-live] Fatal format file error; I'm stymied

Georg Graf guruvienna at hotmail.com
Tue Jul 2 17:10:32 CEST 2013

> Date: Tue, 2 Jul 2013 10:39:27 +0900
> To: guruvienna at hotmail.com
> CC: tex-live at tug.org
> Subject: Re: [tex-live] Fatal format file error; I'm stymied
> From: preining at logic.at
> On Mo, 01 Jul 2013, Georg Graf wrote:
>> as a user on my office machine where I don't have root access, extended PATH appropriate and for this minimal example.
> Where did you install TL to?
> What is your path setting?
> Are there any other tex related env variables?
> WHat does
> which kpsewhich
> say?

Thanks for the hint to the env variables! The only problem was that TEXMFVAR was set to


simply doing 

export TEXMFVAR=

solves the problem...,

thanks a lot, Georg

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