[tex-live] pool problems with xe(la)tex on win32?

Akira Kakuto kakuto at fuk.kindai.ac.jp
Sun Jul 25 14:47:07 CEST 2010

Dear Michel Goossens,

> When I connect the same hard disk to my windows portable, then I get the following behavior with
> Xetex and xelatex (tex, latex, luatex, and lualatex do not show that problem).
> +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> C:\Users\goossens>xetex
> This is XeTeX, Version 3.1415926-2.2-0.9997.4 (Web2C 2010)
>  restricted \write18 enabled.
> **\relax
> ---! e:/texlive/2010/texmf-var/web2c/xetex/xetex.fmt doesn't match xetex.pool
> (Fatal format file error; I'm stymied)

I checked that xetex.ch, xetex-latex3.ch and xetex-hz.ch
in my sourcces are the same as those in the repository.
However I didn't check that the formats can be shared
between other platforms. If they cannot be shared, it must
be my fault which I cannot fix, sorry.


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