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Bug#111489: cslatex fails to build

On Thu, Sep 06, 2001 at 10:11:37PM +0200, Martin Mares wrote:
> Package: tetex-base
> Version: tetex-base_1.0.2+20000804-9
> When I try to build the cslatex (or pdfcslatex) format, it fails with LaTeX
> reporting it's too old. The same problem does arise with normal latex.ini,
> but it's worked around by \scrollmode in latex.ini.

Not quite correct.  fmtutil uses the logic of "If the .fmt file got
created, use it, irrespective of the exit status."

> I'm not sure about \scrollmode being a good solution to the problem as it
> suppresses potential real errors during format generation (in my opinion
> it would be better to patch LaTeX sources themselves not the report
> obsoleteness as an error), but even if it is, it should be added
> to cslatex.ini as well.

How are you trying to build the cslatex format?



         Julian Gilbey, Dept of Maths, Queen Mary, Univ. of London
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