[OS X TeX] pdflatex.fmt format file missing
costabel at wanadoo.fr
Wed Aug 8 05:26:17 EDT 2007
Peter Dyballa wrote:
> Am 08.08.2007 um 07:36 schrieb Robert Morelli:
>> [robert at marconi Course] pdflatex Numbers.tex
>> This is pdfeTeX, Version 3.141592-1.21a-2.2 (Web2C 7.5.4)
>> kpathsea: Running mktexfmt pdflatex.fmt
>> fmtutil: format `pdflatex' not available.
>> I can't find the format file `pdflatex.fmt'!
> Fink's teTeX probably provides fmtutil and fmtutil-sys, too.
Yes, this is fmtutil complaining about not finding a file named
'pdflatex.ini', after being invoked from pdfetex complaining about not
finding the 'pdflatex.fmt' file.
Most probably neither the ini nor the fmt file are missing, just not
being found. I would first run
so that all file lists that are being used for tex's file searching get
updated. This often solves this kind of problems.
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