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fmtutil(8)                          TeXLive                         fmtutil(8)



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

       --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

       --showhyphen formatname
              print the name of the hyphenation file for the format formatname


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


SEE ALSO
       kpsewhich(1)

       Web page: <http://tug.org/texlive/>;


BUGS
       None known, but report any bugs found to <tex-liveATtug.org> (mailing list).


AUTHOR
       fmtutil was written by Thomas Esser <teATdbs.de> and is Copyright 1998 Thomas Esser.

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



TeXLive                          February 2005                      fmtutil(8)