Cygwin: texi2dvi stumbles over texinfo.tex

Christopher Faylor
Fri Aug 20 15:45:00 GMT 2010

On Fri, Aug 20, 2010 at 08:00:14AM -0400, Steve Holden wrote:
>On 8/20/2010 7:53 AM, Steve Holden wrote:
>> On 8/20/2010 5:29 AM, Reuben Thomas wrote:
>>> On Thu 25 May 2006, Karl Berry wrote:
>>>> This line in fmtutil.cnf indicates the problem:
>>>> etex		pdfetex		language.def	-translate-file=cp227.tcx *etex.ini
>>>> Either (1) the second word should be changed to "etex", or
>>>> (2) it should be arranged for "etex" in invoke pdfetex instead of etex.
>>>> E.g., make "etex" a link to pdfetex, instead of its own binary.
>>>> We do (2) for TeX Live.
>>> Please could this fix be applied? I just ran into the same problem,
>>> four years later, and I'm not the only one since then (I notice
>>> another thread from 2007).
>> We don't need no stinkin' issue tracker.
>It struck me that this remark might be ambiguous, or even be regarded as
>offensive by some.

I found it tedious actually, and wondered if you were going to now start
jumping up and down in every message where it seems remotely possible
that an "issue tracker" was the "solution" to a problem.


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