[tex-live] Erors rebuilding format after updating TexLive 2016 with tlmgr

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Mon Jul 25 05:30:11 CEST 2016

Hi Benoît,

> > (/usr/local/texlive/2016/texmf-dist/tex/generic/hyph-utf8/patterns/tex/hyph-ka.tex

I don't see these errors with texlive full installed.

> > fmtutil: fmtutil is using the following fmtutil.cnf files (in precedence order):
> > fmtutil:   /usr/local/texlive/texmf-local/web2c/fmtutil.cnf
> > fmtutil:   /usr/local/texlive/2016/texmf-dist/web2c/fmtutil.cnf

What do you have in texmf-local/web2c/fmtutil.cnf? Do you really
need new/changed formats?

I strngly suggest backing up and removing this file, and then run
	sudo fmtutil-sys --all

> which make me wonder whether the texmf-local/web2c/files may be conflicting with TexLive 2016 : they seem to have been created 9 years ago (2007) and never changed since (with the exception of updmap.cfg). I assume I can safely remove all the files in texmf-local.web2c (keeping only updmap.cfg) and let tlmgr rebuild the formats when needed.

Yes, that is rather a good idea!

If you still have problemss afterwards, let us know.


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