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update-language - generate hyphenation configuration for TeX engines

UPDATE-LANGUAGE(8) System Administration Utilities UPDATE-LANGUAGE(8)

NAME

update-language - generate hyphenation configuration for TeX engines

SYNOPSIS

update-language(-dat,-def,-lua) [ OPTIONS ...]

DESCRIPTION

Generate hyphenation configuration files language.dat, .def, .dat.lua
When called as update-language, all three configurations files are generated. Otherwise only the selected one.

OPTIONS

-c, --conf-file=FILE
file giving additional hyphen specifications
-o, --output-file=FILE file to write the output to
-d, --output-dir=DIR
directory where files are written
--checks
perform sanity checks on the generated config file
-q, --quiet
don't write anything to the standard output during normal operation
-h, -?, --help
display this help message and exit
--version
output version information and exit

FILES

The default output directory is
/var/lib/texmf/tex/generic/config
The default output files are
for update-language-dat
language.dat
for update-language-def
language.def
for update-language-lua
language.dat.lua
If -o/--output-file is given, it overrides all defaults.
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