[tex-live] epTeX weirdness with \numexpr

Joseph Wright joseph.wright at morningstar2.co.uk
Thu May 3 09:34:23 CEST 2018

On 03/05/2018 08:07, Philip Taylor (RHUoL) wrote:
> My TeX Live 2018 does not appear to include eplatex :  ptex is known, 
> eptex -- ditto --, but not eplatex.  If I invoke epLaTeX the 
> old-fashioned way, the system fails to find the format file that it 
> seeks to create :

You need to run "platex": this always *requires* e-TeX so is not called 
"eplatex"! If you want to do it 'by hand'

     eptex --fmt=platex <.tex file>


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