[tex-live] fmtutil in TL 2015

Zdenek Wagner zdenek.wagner at gmail.com
Thu Apr 16 23:34:00 CEST 2015

Hi all,

sorry for this message, fmtutil failed only on one of my computers because
I forgot to copy the new fmtutil.cnf to it. If the directory contains both,
I get the warning but the new fmtutil.cnf is found and used. I have just
succesfully recompiled an old book with TL 2015.

Zdeněk Wagner

2015-04-16 13:12 GMT+02:00 Zdenek Wagner <zdenek.wagner at gmail.com>:

> Hi Norbert,
> what does fmtutil do if TEXMFLOCAL/web2c contains foth fmtutil.cnf and
> fmtutil-local.cnf? I got a warning that fmtutil-local.cnf was found but
> according to install.log it seems that in such a case fmtutil.cnf is
> ignored. I wanted to keep it just for the case that for some reason I would
> like to rebuild formats in one of the previous TeX Live versions.
> Zdeněk Wagner
> http://hroch486.icpf.cas.cz/wagner/
> http://icebearsoft.euweb.cz
> 2015-04-15 3:27 GMT+02:00 Norbert Preining <preining at logic.at>:
>> > just have to move the stuff from fmtutil-local.cnf to fmtutil.cnf and
>> That is exactly the only step necessary, unless you disable
>> formats, in which case the format has slightly changed.
>> Thanks
>> Norbert
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