Subject: Re: jadetex problem when buliding pkgsrc guide
To: Mark E. Perkins <>
From: Roland Illig <>
List: pkgsrc-users
Date: 06/11/2007 16:03:47
Mark E. Perkins wrote:
> I'm trying to build the PDF version of the pkgsrc guide, which seems to take
> the steps TeX -> dvi -> PS -> PDF.  The .tex file is created, but then running
> jadetex on pkgsrc.tex fails (see below).
> I haven't done anything active with TeX in many years, so I'm kinda lost.  Do
> I need to add something to /usr/pkg/share/texmf/web2c/fmtutil.cnf?
> /usr/pkg/share/texmf/web2c/jadetex.fmt exists, but fmtutil.cnf does not have a
> jadetex entry (and trying the "obvious" insertion of a line that looks similar
> to the etex gets me the same errors).
> Can someone point me at the right solution?

Just run mktexlsr(1). It solved the problem for some people, maybe you 
are lucky, too.