[tex-live] pdftex.pool (was: texlive setup problems)

Martin Schröder martin at oneiros.de
Thu Jan 26 15:25:25 CET 2017

2017-01-26 5:54 GMT+01:00 Charles E Campbell <astronaut at verizon.net>:
> This is pdfTeX, Version 3.1415926-2.5-1.40.14 (TeX Live 2013)
> ---! /home/cec/.texlive2016/texmf-var/web2c/pdftex/latex.fmt doesn't match
> pdftex.pool
> (Fatal format file error; I'm stymied)


> 1) I can't seem to find pdftex.pool; its not anywhere under .texlive2016 or
> /usr/local/texlive.

IIRC we made pool files obselete more than ten years ago and deleted it.

Could we also fix the error message so it doesn't have users searching for
a file we deleted years ago?


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