[NTG-pdftex] pdftex -ini

Hartmut Henkel hartmut_henkel at gmx.de
Tue Sep 7 02:39:20 CEST 2004


On Tue, 7 Sep 2004, Reinhard Kotucha wrote:

> is this behaviour desired?
>
> $ pdftex -ini '\pdfoutput=1 \end'
> This is pdfeTeXk, Version 3.141592-1.20a-2.2 (Web2C 7.5.3) (INITEX)
>  \write18 enabled.
>  %&-line parsing enabled.
> output format initialized to DVI

well, it seems that the last line reflects the status of the
-output-format switch, which defaults to DVI. The \pdfoutput directive
comes after the printing of this line. You see this also if you put
\pdfoutput=1 \end into a file.

Regards, Hartmut


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