[NTG-pdftex] 1.30.0-rc1

Martin Schröder martin at oneiros.de
Fri Jun 17 15:31:18 CEST 2005

On 2005-06-17 11:36:37 +0200, Taco Hoekwater wrote:
> It seems that pdfetex is broken (it is not etex) in this beta?
>   [taco at hal tmp]$ pdfetex -ini *plain
>   This is pdfeTeX, Version 3.141592-1.21b-2.2 (Web2C 7.5.4) (INITEX)
>    \write18 enabled.
>   entering extended mode
>   [taco at glenlivet context]$ pdftex -ini *plain
>   This is pdfTeXk, Version 3.141592-1.30.0-beta-rc1 (Web2C 7.5.4) (INITEX)
>    %&-line parsing enabled.
>   ! I can't find file `*plain'.
>   <*> *plain


An extended mode format is generated by prefixing the name of the
source file for the format with an asterisk (*).

pdftex is _not_ pdfetex. :-)

Best regards

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