[OS X TeX] block comment

Piet van Oostrum piet at cs.uu.nl
Thu Nov 17 17:16:47 EST 2005

>>>>> Bruno Voisin <bvoisin at mac.com> (BV) wrote:

>BV> Le 16 nov. 05 à 21:45, George Gratzer a écrit :
>>> P.S. TeXShop does not like my book; it refuses to typeset it. It says:
>>> [...]
>>> (/usr/local/teTeX/share/texmf.tetex/tex/context/base/supp-pdf.tex
>>> (/usr/local/teTeX/share/texmf.tetex/tex/context/base/supp-mis.tex
>>> loading : Context Support Macros / Miscellaneous (2004.10.26)
>>> ! Missing endcsname inserted.
>>> <to be read again>
>>> relax
>>> l.152 ...contextobject \donetrue \do \newif\ifdone
>>> \fi
>>> ?
>>> Process aborted

>BV> This happens when LaTeX is processing the ConTeXt macro file supp- 
>BV> mis.tex. Why this file (and the accompanying supp-pdf.tex) is read in
>BV> LaTeX is beyond me. At some point if I remember correctly they were  even
>BV> included during the compilation of the LaTeX format. Are these  files
>BV> called explicitly in your document TheLaTeXBook.tex?

supp-pdf.tex is input by the graphics package in pdflatex mode, to
facilitate the inclusion of metapost graphics.
Piet van Oostrum <piet at cs.uu.nl>
URL: http://www.cs.uu.nl/~piet [PGP 8DAE142BE17999C4]
Private email: piet at vanoostrum.org
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