[NTG-pdftex] [tex-live] Fwd: Rebuilding pdftex gives ---! Must increase the hyph_size (Fatal format file error; I'm stymied)

Vasile Gaburici vgaburici at gmail.com
Wed Aug 27 00:02:57 CEST 2008


It works if you use this script: http://www.cs.umd.edu/~gaburici/setup-tl
No need to move anything aside. Feel free to include the script it in TL :)

On Tue, Aug 26, 2008 at 11:17 PM, Karl Berry <karl at freefriends.org> wrote:
>    My solution was to drop the pdftex binary I've compiled in
>    /usr/local/bin
>
> Please don't expect a random TeX binary to work with a random TeX tree.
>
> If you want to use TL'08, install TL'08.  If you have TL'08 installed
> /some/where, then put your new pdftex into its tree:
> /some/where/bin/i386-linux/pdftex (move the original aside, of course).
>
> Your original message was about .fmt file mismatches.  Delete your .fmt
> files created with previous versions of TL'08 and let them be recreated.
> We had to make changes that changed the .fmt's during the last round of
> bug fixes.
>
> Hope this helps.
>
> karl
>
>


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