# [NTG-pdftex] Re: pdftex: unrecognized option `-output-format=pdf'

Akira Kakuto kakuto at fsci.fuk.kindai.ac.jp
Wed Jul 14 03:39:45 CEST 2004

```> in texmfmp.c, just add the three marked lines:
>
> #endif /* MP */
> + #if defined(pdfTeX) || defined(pdfeTeX) || defined(pdfxTeX)
> +       { "output-format",             1, 0, 0 },
> + #endif /* pdfTeX or pdfeTeX or pdfxTeX */
>       { 0, 0, 0, 0 } };
>
> It overruns the initex setting, but it can be overrun by \pdfoutput (not
> the other way around, as it may be practical for such an option?).

I'm sorry I did not notice that --output-format was
thrown out of getopt option list.
I think the option is useful in some cases.
I hope that the above three lines are revived.

Best regards
Akira
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