[tex-live] Re: Small 16-bit problem

Giuseppe Bilotta bilotta78 at hotpop.com
Sat May 15 02:19:41 CEST 2004

Fabrice Popineau wrote:
> Before I spend too much time investigating it, can anybody confirm that
> format files for omega and aleph build out of the box with the current
> master tree? Here is what I get:
> C:\Source\XeMTeX\mswin32>fmtutil --byfmt=aleph --dolinks
> running `aleph -ini  -jobname=aleph -progname=aleph *aleph.ini <nul' ...
> This is Alephk, Version 3.141592--1.15--2.1 (RC2) (Web2c )^^^^053e
>  \write18 enabled.
>  %&-line parsing enabled.
> Copyright (c) 2002--2004 the Aleph task force
> entering extended mode
> (c:/Program Files/TeXLive/texmf-dist/tex/aleph/plain/config/aleph.ini
> ^^^^010c^^^^0288.
> ^^^^025d1 \input
>                  plain
> ^^^^010e
> ^^^^010c^^^^0123.
> ^^^^025d1 \input
>                  plain
> ^^^^038a
> ^^^^0553aleph.
> fmtutil: destination c:/Program Files/TeXLive/bin/win32/aleph.exe already
> exists
> , skipping.

Aleph builds and runs fine on my Linux box. Since I have an old 
texmf tree in place, I had to shift some format sources (this 
solved Thomas problem).

In your case, it seems more like fmtutil under Windows tries to 
replace the executable and fails?

Giuseppe "Oblomov" Bilotta

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