[tex-live] pdftex failed

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Wed Apr 24 16:35:03 CEST 2013

On Wed, Apr 24, 2013 at 04:08:18PM +0200, Zdenek Wagner wrote:
> 2013/4/24 Xinrong Ma <xrmasuda at gmail.com>:
> > Dear Sir,
> >
> > Today (on 24, April), I have updated  my LT2013 pretest via internet, but
> > the function of pdflatex failed  to use. Attached are the related
> > imformation on PC.  Once I recover the pdftex from my backup, it will be
> > valid again.  I guess that the latest pdftex file might be wrong somewhere.
> > So please check this.
> >
> Your pdflatex format was created with a different version of pdftex,
> you have to run fmtutil-sys to regenerate all formats depending on
> pdftex.

fmtutil-sys wouldn't help here since the offending format is created
under his user profile (which has the higher priority).

Either remove
(probably the whole directory), or run fmtutil --byengine pdftex.


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