[OS X TeX] Fatal format file error: ...xelatex.fmt doesn't match xetex.pool

Bruno Voisin bvoisin at mac.com
Wed Jan 18 19:54:18 EST 2006

Le 19 janv. 06 à 01:10, Peter Dyballa a écrit :

> You were using updmap or fmtutil or texconfig  without -sys as  
> addition to the script's name and without 'sudo -H' before the  
> command!
> In  ~/Library/texmf you can find a few directory trees which will  
> have these personal configuration files, most probably ~/Library/ 
> texmf/web2c and ~/Library/texmf/fonts. Gerben Wierda once described  
> in a message exactly these files (I don't have it local). You're  
> probably able to find it, it was a final (?) description of these  
> changes due to teTeX 3 and the personal configuration files  
> created ...

It's too late now and I'm too tired to do a complete search, but in  
one previous message from last December I found:

> Beware: in case you've been using updmap (as opposed with updmap- 
> sys) with recent versions of Gerben's distro, it is likely to have  
> erroneously created files inside ~/Library/texmf/, and this files  
> will create problems for you. Namely, erase, if they exist:
> ~/Library/texmf/web2c/ (the whole directory)
> ~/Library/texmf/tex/generic/config/language.dat
> ~/Library/texmf/fonts/map/ (the whole directory)
> (unless you have put files there yourself), then re-run the  
> Configure stage of the TeX i-Package.

Hope this helps,

Bruno Voisin------------------------- Info --------------------------
Mac-TeX Website: http://www.esm.psu.edu/mac-tex/
          & FAQ: http://latex.yauh.de/faq/
TeX FAQ: http://www.tex.ac.uk/faq
List Archive: http://tug.org/pipermail/macostex-archives/

More information about the MacOSX-TeX mailing list