Bug 6922 - babel package not working
babel package not working
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: tetex (Show other bugs)
6.1
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Tim Waugh
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Reported: 1999-11-11 07:11 EST by lco
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-01-15 18:25:25 EST
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Description lco 1999-11-11 07:11:27 EST
This document gives an error in tetex-1.0.6-7 (rh6.1) but
not in tetex-0.9-17 (rh6.0):

$ cat bug.tex
\documentclass[english]{article}
\usepackage{babel}
\begin{document}
Does not compute.
\end{document}

$ latex bug.tex
This is TeX, Version 3.14159 (Web2C 7.3.1)
(bug.tex
LaTeX2e <1998/12/01> patch level 1
Babel <v3.6x> and hyphenation patterns for american, french,
german, ngerman, i
talian, portuges, nohyphenation, loaded.
(/usr/share/texmf/tex/latex/base/article.cls
Document Class: article 1999/01/07 v1.4a Standard LaTeX
document class
(/usr/share/texmf/tex/latex/base/size10.clo))
(/home/lco/lib/tex/inputs/babel.sty
(/usr/share/texmf/tex/generic/babel/english.sty

! Package babel Error: You have used an old interface to
call babel
(babel)                You may expect compatibility problems
wit other packages
.

See the babel package documentation for explanation.
Type  H <return>  for immediate help.
 ...

l.54     \bblstyerror

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Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 2000-01-15 18:25:59 EST
The following input
\documentclass[english]{article}
\usepackage[english]{babel}
\begin{document}
Does not compute.
\end{document}

works for me (Note: [english] added to \usepackage line)

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