latex problems

wrobell wrobell at
Mon Mar 6 11:03:55 CET 2006

On Sat, 2006-03-04 at 23:33 +0100, Tomasz Grobelny wrote:
> In default installation latex eats all available memory when trying to compile 
> a simple file. Issuing these two commands works around the problem:
> $ sudo ln -s /var/lib/texmf/web2c/latex.fmt /usr/share/texmf/web2c/latex.fmt
> $ sudo ln -s /var/lib/texmf/web2c/pdflatex.fmt /usr/share/texmf/web2c/pdflatex.fmt
> Why are those two files in /var/... when latex and pdflatex command search for 
> them in /usr/...?

can you send me document which triggers problem (on priv, pls)?

  wrobell <wrobell at>

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