Bug#422391: xetex/xelatex complains about xetex.fmt not being found
Wouter Bolsterlee <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Package: texlive-xetex
> Version: 2007-5
> Running xetex or xelatex on any input file results in an error like this:
> $ xetex somefile.tex
> This is XeTeXk, Version 3.141592-2.2-0.996 (Web2C 7.5.6)
> %&-line parsing enabled.
> kpathsea: Running mktexfmt xetex.fmt
> I can't find the format file `xetex.fmt'!
> The installation seems succesful though:
> $ sudo apt-get install --reinstall texlive-xetex
> Reading package lists... Done
> Building dependency tree... Done
> 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 1 reinstalled, 0 to remove and 3 not upgraded.
> Need to get 0B/6402kB of archives.
> After unpacking 0B of additional disk space will be used.
> Do you want to continue [Y/n]?
> (Reading database ... 201861 files and directories currently installed.)
> Preparing to replace texlive-xetex 2007-5 (using .../texlive-xetex_2007-5_i386.deb) ...
> Unpacking replacement texlive-xetex ...
> Setting up texlive-xetex (2007-5) ...
> Running mktexlsr. This may take some time... done.
> Building format(s) --byfmt xetex. This may take some time... done.
> Building format(s) --byfmt xelatex. This may take some time... done.
> Am I doing something wrong?
> mvrgr, Wouter
Dr. Frank Küster
Single Molecule Spectroscopy, Protein Folding @ Inst. f. Biochemie, Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer (teTeX/TeXLive)