[OS X TeX] Problem with the Languages configuration in i-installer's TeXLive (starting this time a really new thread)

Gerben Wierda Gerben.Wierda at rna.nl
Sat Dec 2 18:50:56 EST 2006

On Nov 25, 2006, at 13:07 , Franck Pastor wrote:

> [I have already posted this thread the day before yesterday, but I  
> remember I had been using another thread for it. Here it is again,  
> starting this time a really new subject ...]
> Hello,
> I am currently busy to install and test the TeXLive i-package from
> Gerben. I've made two installs, on my two computers. For both I ran
> into a (little) problem I didn't think to report the days before. I
> have chosen the "Expert" install, particularly for configuring
> languages settings. The default settings to be installed is the full
> one: all available hyphenation files! As I can't imagine myself, even
> in my wildest dreams, being able to read or write all those
> languages, I chose only french, "no hyphenation", spanish, dutch and
> all hyphenation files related to german and english, and pressed the
> "set" button. But after that, the first file I compile with TeXLive
> produces this in the log file:
> Babel <v3.8h> and hyphenation patterns for english, usenglishmax,
> dumylang, noh
> yphenation, basque, bulgarian, coptic, welsh, czech, slovak, german,
> ngerman, d
> anish, spanish, catalan, galician, esperanto, estonian, finnish,
> french, greek,
> monogreek, ancientgreek, croatian, hungarian, interlingua, ibycus,
> indonesian,
> icelandic, italian, latin, mongolian, dutch, norsk, polish,
> portuguese, pinyin
> , romanian, russian, slovene, uppersorbian, serbian, swedish,
> turkish, ukenglis
> h, ukrainian, loaded.
> Exactly as if my choices in the Languages configuration step have not
> been taken into account!
> I am forced after that to run the "configuration only" procedure for
> the TeXLive i-package, and to set once again the desired languages.
> And that solves the problem:
> Babel <v3.8h> and hyphenation patterns for english, usenglishmax,
> nohyphenation
> , german, ngerman, spanish, french, dutch, ukenglish, loaded.
> So there is probably something to be fixed in the first Languages
> configuration procedure, unless I've made something wrong?

No, you did nothing wrong. A (potential) change in languages did not  
force a recompile of formats. The second time around, probably the  
"create formats" was checked and the previously changed settings were  
picked up.

I have fixed this in the TL i-Package and it will be in the next  

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