[dev-context] texexec and return value

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Mon Feb 5 18:27:39 CET 2007


Norbert Preining wrote:
> # texexec --nonstopmode --fast --make --pdftex cont-en
> TeXExec | using search method 'kpsewhich'
> TeXExec | using existing database
> TeXExec | using tex engine pdftex
> TeXExec | using tex format path /var/lib/texmf/web2c/pdftex
> TeXExec | unable to make format due to lack of permissions
> TeXExec | 
> TeXExec | 
> TeXExec | 
> TeXExec | runtime: 0.195613
> # echo $?
> 0
> #
>
> Can we fix this? The lack of permissions is of course a fake, the
> problem is that there is a link
> 	pdftex -> pdfetex
> in /var/lib/texmf/web2c/, but no directory pdfetex. But still texexec
> should return something \not= 0
>   
report("unable to make format due to lack of permissions")
mpsformatpath = ''
setvariable('error','file permission problem')


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