[tex-live] changes to various .ini files (cslatex, xelatex, mllatex)

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Wed Jun 24 17:33:10 CEST 2009

Dear all,

I am writing to you because I need to fix problems with the .ini files
of your packages. The problem is that when building a format that loads
latex.ltx and latex.ltx is older then 5 years latex.ltx will issue an

We have changed fmtutil such that these errors are considered as

The problem is that some .ini files do NOT set
and thus the format generation stops because tex is waiting for input.

latex.ini itself does
	\input latex.ltx
which works out fine.

The problematic .ini files are
I have changed them to include \scrollmode:
Index: tex/cslatex/base/cslatex.ini
--- tex/cslatex/base/cslatex.ini	(revision 13940)
+++ tex/cslatex/base/cslatex.ini	(working copy)
@@ -48,6 +48,6 @@
 \input latex.ltx
Index: tex/latex/latexconfig/mllatex.ini
--- tex/latex/latexconfig/mllatex.ini	(revision 13940)
+++ tex/latex/latexconfig/mllatex.ini	(working copy)
@@ -1,2 +1,3 @@
 % Thomas Esser, 1998. public domain.
 \input latex.ltx
Index: tex/latex/latexconfig/xelatex.ini
--- tex/latex/latexconfig/xelatex.ini	(revision 13940)
+++ tex/latex/latexconfig/xelatex.ini	(working copy)
@@ -7,6 +7,7 @@
 % disable the \dump in latex.ltx
 \expandafter\let\csname saved-dump-cs\endcsname\dump
 \input latex.ltx
 % Allocator for \XeTeXintercharclass values, from Enrico Gregorio 

Do you agree with these changes and if yes can you please include them
in your distribution?

After your agreement I will do the changes in the TeX Live repository.

Best wishes


Dr. Norbert Preining <preining at logic.at>        Vienna University of Technology
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