[tex-live] config files for fmtutil

Zdenek Wagner zdenek.wagner at gmail.com
Thu Aug 20 16:42:30 CEST 2015

Hi Norbert,

thank you for the valuable advice. It helped me to find out that for some
strange reason some of my ls-R files became owned by root and thus were out
of date. After setting the correct owner and rerunning mktexlsr everything

Zdeněk Wagner

2015-08-20 16:16 GMT+02:00 Norbert Preining <preining at logic.at>:

> Hi Zdenek,
> there is an *easy* way to debug, you simply have to check
>         kpsewhich -all fmtutil.cnf
> and see if it returns *your* fmtutil.cnf in the list.
> If not, something is fishy. In this case, please use normal kpathsea
> debug means
>         -d-1
> or similar.
> fmtutil-sys calls kpsewhich -all fmtutil.cnf *after* setting TEXMFVAR to
> If you rdirect call and the one from fmtutil disagree, please edit
> the perl script and add the necessary debug statements *there*
> in the kpsewhich -all call.
> Thanks
> Norbert
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