[OS X TeX] New TeX i-Package released
Gerben.Wierda at rna.nl
Wed Oct 27 16:44:16 EDT 2004
On 27 Oct 2004, at 22:27, Piet van Oostrum wrote:
>>>>>> Gerben Wierda <Gerben.Wierda at rna.nl> (GW) wrote:
> GW> 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
>>> stymied error. It appeared that the latex.fmt and pdflatex.fmt were
>>> 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. After changing and reconfiguring it worked.
> GW> I have provided a fix for this.
> Does the fix consist of the file sphyph.tex in texmf.gwtex?
> That doesn't work, as this file inputs cathyph.tex which isn't
> present. If
> you would like to include sphyph.tex, use a copy of eshyph.tex in
I added cathyph in preparation of teTeX changing as well.
> But I think the robust solution would be to use the language.dat in
> texmf.local (if present) to find out the defaults for the languages
> in the dialog, then remove it and use languages.dat in texmf.tetex to
> a new languages.dat in texmf.local with the proper ones selected.
You are welcome to write the perl snippet to do this in tex.configure
> By the way, this new sphyph.tex even ruins my manual change of
> or the official one in texmf.tetex. This is because the file aliases
> translates esphyp.tex into sphyph.tex. Apparently the translations in
> aliases only work if the target file is present. So a better solution
> be to reverse the aliases translation for sphyph.tex and eshyph.tex. Of
> course this is something that should be done in teTeX.
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