[NTG-context] Unable to make cont-en.fmt

Vit Zyka vit.zyka at seznam.cz
Thu Aug 25 11:42:23 CEST 2005


luigi.scarso wrote:
> Hi, while installing latest pdftex 1.30.1 I have messed with some 
> configs files
> and now I am unable to remade format.
> So
> $> fmtutil --byfmt cont-en
> gives
> 
> running `pdfetex -ini   -jobname=cont-en -progname=context -8bit 
> *cont-en.ini' ...
> This is pdfTeXk, Version 3.141592-1.30.1 (Web2C 7.5.5) (INITEX)
> %&-line parsing enabled.
> ! I can't find file `*cont-en.ini'.
> <*> *cont-en.ini
>               Please type another input file name:
> ! Emergency stop.
> <*> *cont-en.ini
>               No pages of output.
> Transcript written on cont-en.log.
> Error: `pdfetex -ini  -jobname=cont-en -progname=context -8bit 
> *cont-en.ini' failed
> 
> ############################################################################### 
> 
> fmtutil: Error! Not all formats have been built successfully.
> Visit the log files in directory
>  /usr3/TeX/texmf-var/web2c
> for details.
> ############################################################################### 
> 
> 
> This is a summary of all `failed' messages and warnings:
> `pdfetex -ini  -jobname=cont-en -progname=context -8bit *cont-en.ini' 
> failed
> 
> In file fmtutil.cnf there is the correct line :
> cont-en pdfetex         cont-usr.tex    -8bit *cont-en.ini
> (instead
> cont-en pdfetex         cont-usr.tex    -8bit  cont-en.ini
> works )
> 
> I have cont-en.ini in
> $>kpsewhere cont-en.ini
> /usr3/TeX/texmf-dist/tex/context/config/cont-en.ini

Hi,

try
   pdfetex -ini   -jobname=cont-en -progname=context -8bit cont-en.ini
I think now etex does not want stared files. If so, change your fmtutil.cnf

vit


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