[NTG-pdftex] pdfetex as the only engine

Fabrice Popineau Fabrice.Popineau@supelec.fr
Tue, 09 Mar 2004 22:00:55 +0100

> On 2004-03-09 12:15:19 +0100, Fabrice Popineau wrote:
>> Ok, I'll send a patch to NEWS file. The patch submission was for
>> review in my mind. I expect feedback.

> It compiles and works.


> You removed the support for cfg files completely, which is not
> backwards compatible (but cfg files will be at a new place anyway).

> I'd prefer it if a found cfg would still be read (i.e. the code from
> 1.11b just stays in), but new configuration options will not be
> available through the cfg (i.e. the use of cfg will only be
> deprecated).

> The priorities for configuration should be input, cfg and fmt in
> descending precedence.

I can agree and restore pdftex.cfg reading, but that may result in a
mess to understand why pdf_output is such or such value.