[OS X TeX] New TeX i-Package released
Gerben.Wierda at rna.nl
Tue Oct 26 14:30:25 EDT 2004
On 26 Oct 2004, at 18:37, Piet van Oostrum wrote:
> I had a couple of problems with the new texlive 2004 setup:
> First after installing it I couldn't run latex or pdflatex, they gave
> a I'm
> stymied error. It appeared that the latex.fmt and pdflatex.fmt were not
> built. Although the installation process ended with:
> Running the configuration script finished without critical errors.
> the creation of latex.fmt and pdflatex.fmt had failed. The problem is
> I have selected Spanish as one of the languages and the Spanish
> file used to be sphyphen.tex, but now is eshyphen.tex. But is hasn't
> changed in language.dat.
It has been changed in language.dat but since I do not touch
texmf.local an old language.dat is found first. I provide a workaround
> After changing and reconfiguring it worked.
> Secondly The latin modern fonts didn't work (this was reported here
> earlier). I run the updmap commands separately that gerben advised but
> didn't solve the problem. It appears that running updmap generates
> psfonts.map pdftex*.map dvipdfm*.map and ps2pk.map in
> /usr/local/teTeX/share/texmf.local/fonts/map/.../updmap/ but I had
> ones in /usr/local/teTeX/share/texmf.local/fonts/map/dvips/config/ and
> these had timestamps of my first attempt to install.
I need to loke at this. It would be nice to know what old stuff can get
in the way. I could offer a conditional removal.
> So I removed these and
> now they appear to work. However I still have problems with TeXniscope
> showing DVI files with lmodern.
> I also noted that there is an outdated answers.sty.
> The last problem is very strange, and I haven't been able to diagnose
> properly. I have a file that uses beamer, but through my own class. It
> properly with pdflatex, but not with latex. In the latter case it
> gives a
> strange undefined control sequence. I must investigate what causes
> ! Undefined control sequence.
> \GenericError ...
> #4 \errhelp
> \@err@ ...
> l.13 \maketitle
I'll look into this.
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