[OS X TeX] Re: Context problem
jonathan_kew at sil.org
Fri Oct 15 06:13:48 EDT 2004
On 15 Oct 2004, at 10:50 am, Bruno Voisin wrote:
> Attempting to run XeTeX with TL2004 results in Czech hyphenation
> formats being read instead of the standard ones during creation of
> xetex.fmt and xelatex.fmt (and babel being thus messed up). I think
> this results from the TDS having changed between TL2003 and TL2004.
> PS: Some technical details. With TL 2004, during creation of pdfLaTeX
> you'll get:
>> running `etex -ini -jobname=latex -progname=latex *latex.ini' ...
>> This is pdfeTeX, Version 3.141592-1.20a-2.2 (Web2C 7.5.3) (INITEX)
> On the other hand during creation of XeLaTeX you'll get:
>> running `xetex -ini -jobname=xelatex -progname=xelatex
>> *xelatex.ini' ...
>> This is XeTeX, Version 3.14159-2.1-0.871 (Web2C 7.5.2) (INITEX)
There's the problem: searching for hyphen.cfg, xetex is finding the
file in tex/cslatex in preference to the one in tex/generic/babel.
I don't know why xetex should find a different file from that found by
pdfetex; could it be that there are engine-specific path entries in
texmf.cnf that affect things? When I get a few minutes to try the
TL2004 setup, I'll take a look.
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