Bug 160536 - initex and virtex symlinks missing in tetex package
initex and virtex symlinks missing in tetex package
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: tetex (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Jindrich Novy
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2005-06-15 13:22 EDT by Jan "Yenya" Kasprzak
Modified: 2013-07-02 19:07 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-06-16 05:45:34 EDT
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Description Jan "Yenya" Kasprzak 2005-06-15 13:22:52 EDT
Description of problem:
Both /usr/bin/initex and /usr/bin/virtex symlinks are missing from
the tetex package in FC4, so TeX formats cannot be recreated.

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. install tetex-3.0-4
2. run initex plain.ini
Actual results:
initex is not found.

Expected results:
plain.fmt should be created.

Additional info:
tetex package in FC3 has these symlinks.
Comment 1 Jindrich Novy 2005-06-16 05:45:34 EDT
Hello Jan,

The initex and virtex names have been removed from web2c by upstream in
teTeX-3.0. Possible solution to this is to create a virtex -> tex symlink or
better to use pdftex -ini.

For further information please see:

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