[tex-live] new bin/i386-linux/

Akira Kakuto kakuto at fsci.fuk.kindai.ac.jp
Mon May 31 05:48:51 CEST 2004

> building binaries makes texmf/web2c/pdftex empty directory. As the idea
> of making formats in web2c/$engine/ was abandoned (I agree with Thomas
> that completely not needed), I'd suggest to correct
> TEXFORMATS = .;$TEXMF/web2c/{$engine,}//
> in texmf.cnf. 

I also have agreed with Thomas that "most people" do
not need TEXFORMATS = .;$TEXMF/web2c/{$engine,}//.
However, ConTeXt people are using e.g.,
I think Olaf had introduced $engine just to distinguish
formats in that cases.

Best regards

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