Bug 7842 - Pb with babel package in LaTeX
Pb with babel package in LaTeX
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: tetex (Show other bugs)
6.1
i386 Linux
medium Severity high
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Assigned To: Tim Waugh
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Reported: 1999-12-16 08:32 EST by Christophe Leroy
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-01-15 18:18:42 EST
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Description Christophe Leroy 1999-12-16 08:32:51 EST
When run latex on next dummy file, it works.


\documentclass{report}
\title{Description du logiciel}
\author{Personne}
\begin{document}
\maketitle
\chapter{Premier chapitre}
Essai
\end{document}


If I add \usepackage[francais]{babel}, it fails like that


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, nohyphenation, loaded.
(/usr/share/texmf/tex/latex/base/report.cls
Document Class: report 1999/01/07 v1.4a Standard LaTeX document class
(/usr/share/texmf/tex/latex/base/size10.clo))
(/usr/share/texmf/tex/generic/babel/babel.sty
(/usr/share/texmf/tex/generic/babel/frenchb.ldf
(/usr/share/texmf/tex/generic/babel/babel.def))) (bug.aux)
(/usr/share/texmf/tex/latex/ot2cyr/ot2wncyr.fd)
! Undefined control sequence.
\add@accent ...l \mathchardef \accent@spacefactor
                                                  \spacefactor }\accent #1
#...
l.5 \begin{document}

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Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 2000-01-15 18:18:59 EST
I cannot reproduce the problem with the following input:

\documentclass{report}
\usepackage[francais]{babel}
\title{Description du logiciel}
\author{Personne}
\begin{document}
\maketitle
\chapter{Premier chapitre}
Essai
\end{document}

Here's the output I see:
bash$ latex bug
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, nohyphenation, loaded.
(/usr/share/texmf/tex/latex/base/report.cls
Document Class: report 1999/01/07 v1.4a Standard LaTeX document class
(/usr/share/texmf/tex/latex/base/size10.clo))
(/usr/share/texmf/tex/generic/babel/babel.sty
(/usr/share/texmf/tex/generic/babel/frenchb.ldf
(/usr/share/texmf/tex/generic/babel/babel.def))) (bug.aux)
(/usr/share/texmf/tex/latex/ot2cyr/ot2wncyr.fd) [1]
Chapitre 1.
[1] (bug.aux) )
Output written on bug.dvi (2 pages, 616 bytes).
Transcript written on bug.log.

(The above was run on sparc Red Hat 6.1 with tetex-1.0.6-7 installed.)

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