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Re: The hated xmltex/jadetex games in combination with new tex-common



On Tue, Aug 08, 2006 at 12:39:23PM +0200, Norbert Preining wrote:
> Damned ....
> 
> On Son, 06 Aug 2006, Julian Gilbey wrote:
> > > The jadetex/xmltex people could do:
> > > - use etex as engine instead of latex
> > > - load latex.ltx/.ini in their .ini file instead.
> > > 
> > > This would be a solution, or?
> > 
> > Yes, this would be good (that is, add the line \input latex.ltx to
> > jadetex.ini etc.).
> 
> No, it is not. Damned. I tried.
> 
> First of all, loading latex.ini of latex.ltx without anything is bad, as
> a \dump is hidden there ...
> 
> Second, if I do a
> 	\let\savedump\dump
> 	\let\dump\relax
> 	\input latex.ini
> 	\let\dump\savedump
> 	....
> at the beginning of jadetex.ini it still breaks:
> (/usr/share/texmf-texlive/tex/latex/base/fontenc.sty
> (/usr/share/texmf/tex/latex/tipa/t3enc.def)
> (/usr/share/texmf-texlive/tex/latex/cyrillic/t2aenc.def
> 
> ! LaTeX Error: Encoding scheme `' unknown.
> 
> See the LaTeX manual or LaTeX Companion for explanation.
> Type  H <return>  for immediate help.
>  ...                                              
>                                                   
> l.39 ...titution{\LastDeclaredEncoding}{cmr}{m}{n}
>                                                   
> ? 

That's strange; with a testing system, I don't see this error, and it
seems to work fine.  Hmmm.  And what's that /tipa/ file doing there,
anyway?  It's not part of texlive....

   Julian



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