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fmtutil

fmtutil

Section: TeX Live (8) Updated: August 2009
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NAME

fmtutil - utility for maintaining TeX format files

fmtutil-sys - utility for maintaining TeX format files system-wide

 

SYNOPSIS

fmtutil [ OPTION... ] COMMAND

fmtutil-sys [ OPTION... ] COMMAND

 

DESCRIPTION

fmtutil is used to create or recreate format and hyphenation files or show information about format files.

COMMAND is one of:

--all
recreate all format files
--byengine enginename
(re)create formats that depend on the engine enginename
--byfmt formatname
(re)create the format for format formatname
--byhyphen hyphenfile
(re)create formats that depend on the hyphenation file hyphenfile
--help
print a summary of commands and options
--missing
create any missing format files
--refresh
recreate only existing format files
--showhyphen formatname
print the name of the hyphenation file for the format formatname
--enablefmt formatname
enable formatname in config file
--disablefmt formatname
disable formatname in config file
--listcfg
list (enabled and disabled) configurations, filtered to available formats
--catcfg
output the content of the config file
--edit
edit fmtutil.cnf file (disabled in Debian)
--version
show version info

 

OPTIONS

--cnffile file
specify the configuration file fmtutil should use
--dolinks
(not implemented, just for compatibility)
--fmtdir directory
set the destination directory for format files generated by fmtutil to directory
--force
(not implemented, just for compatibility)
--quiet
(not implemented, just for compatibility)
--test
(not implemented, just for compatibility)

 

FILES

fmtutil.cnf
default configuration file
/etc/texmf/fmt.d/
Debian-specific directory for configuration file snippets

 

SEE ALSO

kpsewhich(1), update-fmtutil(1)

 

BUGS

None known, but report any bugs found to <tetex@dbs.uni-hannover.de> (mailing list).

 

AUTHOR

fmtutil was written by Thomas Esser <te@dbs.uni-hannover.de> and is in the public domain.

This manual page was written by C.M. Connelly <c@eskimo.com>, for the Debian GNU/Linux system and later slightly adapted for the teTeX 3 release.


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
FILES
SEE ALSO
BUGS
AUTHOR

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