Ed L Cashin <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:

> Just to see what would happen, I then got pdftex 14h and unzipped it
> in the bin dir, moving the pool files to texmf/web2c.  Then I did
> mktexlsr and fmtutil --all, but I see this error message in the
> output: 
>   running `pdfetex -ini   -jobname=cont-en -progname=context *cont-en.ini' ...
>   pdfetex: unrecognized option `-jobname=cont-en'

I hacked fmtutil and now all the formats get generated:

[EMAIL PROTECTED] texmf# diff -u `which fmtutil`  `which fmtutil`.hack
--- /opt/tetex-2.0.2/bin/fmtutil        Thu Oct 16 12:03:07 2003
+++ /opt/tetex-2.0.2/bin/fmtutil.hack   Fri Oct 17 11:30:54 2003
@@ -555,7 +555,7 @@
-  jobswitch="-jobname=$format"
+  jobswitch=""
   case "$format" in
     metafun) prgswitch=-progname=mpost;;
     cont-??) prgswitch=-progname=context;;

> I tried "texexec --make", but texexec is still just showing a usage
> message and exiting.  The --verbose option doesn't change that.

Texexec still just shows a usage message.  I bet I have to change
something in texexec.ini, but I couldn't find it last time I looked.
I'll look again.  

Now by doing "pdfetex \&cont-en test.tex" I'm able to see the example
that made me want to upgrade.  

Hey, Hans!  That is very impressive.  You were absolutely right when
you said, "Got you."  How did you do it?  It sounded like a hard

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