[tex-live] fmtutil and spaces in names on unix ...
jonathan_kew at sil.org
Wed Apr 16 13:36:41 CEST 2008
On 16 Apr 2008, at 12:02 pm, Norbert Preining wrote:
> Hi all,
> testing the new texlive I found something strange ...
> Aehmm, I never checked before, but installing on UNIX into
> /home/norbert/tl test/2008
> and then calling the (right) fmtutil-sys --all gives me:
> mv: cannot move `mf.log' to `/home/norbert/tl test/2008/texmf-var/
> web2c/metafont/mf.log': No such file or directory
> mv: cannot move `mf.base' to `/home/norbert/tl test/2008/texmf-var/
> web2c/metafont/mf.base': No such file or directory
> I have to CREATE .../web2c/metafont (and pdftex etc in advance!!!),
> it works.
> It seems that fmtutil somewhere on the way does not create
> Jonathan, could we have introduced this bug when we patched the
> for web2c/$engine/ ...
Very likely so. Try adding quotes around "$fulldestdir" at line 705
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