[OS X TeX] etex versions
jkock at ya.com
Fri Mar 4 09:39:21 EST 2005
>I believe (I'm sure someone will correct me if necessary) that it is still possible, with Web2C 7.5.3, to build a "true" etex executable, and this would also use .fmt as the format file extension.
>However, teTeX-based distributions, at least, appear to be using the single pdfetex executable, running with different options depending on the wrapper name. So I don't know how likely it is that you'll actually encounter such a version of etex, unless you specifically choose to build it.
Thanks again. Final question, just to make sure I understood it correctly:
Web2C 7.5.2 is the last version where etex is an binary on its own
Web2C 7.5.2 is the last version where etex uses .efmt extension
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