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CentOS 7.0 - man page for fmtutil-sys (centos section 1)

FMTUTIL(1)							     TeX Live								FMTUTIL(1)

fmtutil - utility for maintaining TeX format files fmtutil-sys - utility for maintaining TeX format files system-wide
fmtutil [OPTION...] COMMAND fmtutil-sys [OPTION...] COMMAND
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 --catcfg output the content of the config file --disablefmt formatname disable formatname in config file --edit no-op in TeX Live --enablefmt formatname ensable formatname in config file --help print a summary of commands and options --listcfg list (enabled and disabled) configurations, filtered to available formats --missing create all missing format files --refresh recreate only existing format files --showhyphen formatname print the name of the hyphenation file for the format formatname --version show version info
--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) --no-engine-subdir don't use engine-specific subdir of the fmtdir --no-error-if-no-format exit successfully if no format is selected --quiet be silent --test (not implemented, just for compatibility)
fmtutil.cnf default configuration file
None known, but report any bugs found to <> (mailing list).
fmtutil was written by Thomas Esser <> and is in the public domain. This manual page was written by C.M. Connelly <>, for the Debian GNU/Linux system and later slightly adapted for the teTeX 3 release. TeX Live June 2011 FMTUTIL(1)