Bill Allombert on Tue, 26 Nov 2002 11:04:45 +0100

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On Mon, Nov 25, 2002 at 05:45:02PM -0800, Justin C. Walker wrote:
> Hi, all,
> I just checked out the Top-of-tree for pari, and I get this complaint 
> from latex when trying to process INSTALL.tex (this is Mac OS X, both 
> 10.1 and 10.2):
> This is pdfTeX, Version 3.14159-1.00b-pretest-20020211 (Web2C 7.3.7)
> (./INSTALL.tex{/usr/local/teTeX/share/texmf.local/pdftex/config/pdftex.cfg}
> LaTeX2e <2001/06/01>
> Babel <v3.7h> and hyphenation patterns for american, french, german, 
> ngerman, d
> utch, nohyphenation, loaded.
> (./doc/parimacro.tex
> ! Undefined control sequence.
> l.26   \magnification
>                       =\magstephalf
> ?
> Any thoughts?

This is a TeX file, not a LaTeX file.
You must use tex INSTALL.tex. If you latex I get the same warning as you.

There is a .ltx extension, while almost never used, would allow to distinguish between
LaTeX and TeX files.