Problem with expl3.sty

Jacob Gyntelberg jacobgyntelberg at
Wed Apr 26 00:10:42 CEST 2023


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> On 25 Apr 2023, at 22:34, Joseph Wright <joseph.wright at> wrote:
> On 25/04/2023 21:30, Karl Berry wrote:
>>     This error usually happens because TeX Live sometimes creates local
>>     format files when updating, and "forgets" to regenerate them
>>     ...
>> As far as I can think of, install-tl/tlmgr never creates "local" format
>> files, despite the statements in that post. Users have to
>> knowingly create them themselves by running fmtutil-user. Am I wrong?
>> Anyway, it would be wrong for tlmgr to update them. The advice in that
>> post to remove them is usually what is desired. --best, karl.
> We've seen this repeatedly, with some users who definitely know what they are doing ...
> Joseph

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