[tex-live] etex

Karl Berry karl at freefriends.org
Tue Jan 10 23:53:03 CET 2017

I confess I am not at all inclined to fiddle with etex (or pdftex) exit
values. Although I don't think the current behavior is perfectly logical
or optimal, I also don't think the benefits of changing it would be
worth the agony of changing something that has been stable for
decades. E.g., Makefiles would start to fail where they now succeed, or
vice versa. I don't think we should go there. --karl

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