[NTG-pdftex] no etex while dump

Heiko Oberdiek oberdiek at uni-freiburg.de
Fri Jul 22 16:16:12 CEST 2005


On Fri, Jul 22, 2005 at 10:33:43AM +0200, Pawel Jackowski wrote:

> >It's the shell:
> >
> > pdfetex -ini \*z.tex
> >
> >works :-)
> 
> The same shell with the same command works fine WITHOUT espace on pdfTeX 
> 1.20a :(

Perhaps your file z.tex is not in the current directory, but in
the search path of TeX input files. Then the shell may not find
a file that ends in "z.tex". In this case the "*" remains and
the program "pdfetex" gets as argument the unexpanded "*z.tex".

Yours sincerely
  Heiko <oberdiek at uni-freiburg.de>
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