[tex-live] Generating tex.fmt

John R. Culleton john at wexfordpress.com
Mon Aug 21 22:19:04 CEST 2006

On Monday 21 August 2006 14:43, Ken Brooks wrote:
> Karl Berry wrote:
> > Hi Ken,
> >
> >     Would someone be willing to take a
> >     look and find the gem of truth in this mass of output?
> >
> > What appears on standard output after
> > kpathsea: Running mktexfmt tex.fmt
> > ?
> Sorry, that world has been overwritten (for the better) since I sent the
> original message.
> > Meanwhile, on a completely different front, your setup seems to have
> > much more in common with Debian than with the usual all-in-one-dir TL
> > setup.  I wonder if it would actually be easier for you to adapt
> > Debian's packages than to start from the original sources.  As I recall,
> > they had to modify a number of config files to make things work.  Frank,
> > Norbert?
> We considered that way back at the beginning.  Got stuck on the fact that
> we couldn't figure out how to unpack a Debian package archive in a
> non-Debian world.  If anyone knows a good answer to that, I'd love to
> hear it.  Or if anyone knows where to find the Debian package source in
> an unpacked form.
> Thanks for all the help,
> Ken Brooks
> rPath, Inc.
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Well for Windows you have miktex. For Any Linux installation you
have TeXLive. It works on Windows and on Mac (I think) also. 
Most Linux distros also have their own versions of TeX. So why are
you using a .deb distro in a non-.deb environment? 

If you have answered this question earlier then just ignore this

John Culleton
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