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Re: texlive2009 f11 broken by today's update



Hi,

On Fri, Nov 13, 2009 at 03:47:47AM -0500, Neal Becker wrote:
> José Matos wrote:
> 
> > On Friday 13 November 2009 00:38:21 Neal Becker wrote:
> >> Was working, but after today's update:
> >>  pdflatex pll_freq_ramp.tex
> >> This is pdfTeX, Version 3.1415926-1.40.10 (Web2C 2009)
> >> 
> >> kpathsea: Running mktexfmt pdflatex.fmt
> >> I can't find the format file `pdflatex.fmt'!
> > 
> > I have been testing this on F-12 and sometimes update break with this same
> > error. The latest updates are working here.
> > 
> > The symptom is that running fmtutil-sys --all as root returns nothing.
> > 
> > I have still determine what causes this, and since the last update is
> > working I don't have an incentive to continue searching. :-)
> 
> Very strange, I'm testing on 2 machines, both very similar.  This happened 
> on one, but not the other.
> 
> I ran yum reinstall texlive*, and it's fixed.
> 

It is likely caused by broken scriptlets from an old installation of
TeX Live. Just reinstalling all TL packages in this case so that TL has
correct scriptlets will help.

Jindrich

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Jindrich Novy <jnovy redhat com>   http://people.redhat.com/jnovy/


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