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MathMode Plugin Home Page Not Working

The MathMode plugin was working in my wiki until a few days ago, when a customer notified me that it stopped working.

I checked and it doesn't seem to work either.

Any ideas as what the proble might be?

-- AlinaRimbu - 12 May 2015

The plugins in the web are not "live", so they are not expected to work there.

You need to check your server logs for any errors, and also check your System topic: InstalledPlugins That will show you any errors that are encountered during plugin initialization. Plugins usually don't just stop working without some external event happening. Did the perl or CPAN modules get updated on the server?

It's not much to go on unless you can report a much more detailed error.

-- GeorgeClark - 13 May 2015

The error I see at System/MathModePlugin is

<<< ERROR: problems during latex INPUT: \documentclass[fleqn,12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} ...... [lots of other lines] ..... STDERR: This is pdfTeXk, Version 3.141592-1.40.3 (Web2C 7.5.6) %&-line parsing enabled. /usr/bin/latex: Not reading to /tmp/8OdLKVNxm9/BNmLkCQpGq (openin_any = p). entering extended mode ! I can't find file `/tmp/8OdLKVNxm9/BNmLkCQpGq'. <*> /tmp/8OdLKVNxm9/BNmLkCQpGq

Please type another input file name ! Emergency stop. <*> /tmp/8OdLKVNxm9/BNmLkCQpGq

No pages of output. Transcript written on texput.log.

<<<<<<< At /tmp, 8OdLKVNxm9 exists, but BNmLkCQpGq doesn't.

I will check with our sys admins, but I'm pretty sure that the Perl and CPAN modules were not updated, as our wiki is on maintenance mode right now. The only updates should be OS updates.

Thank you


-- AlinaRimbu - 13 May 2015

texput.log looks like this

This is pdfTeXk, Version 3.141592-1.40.3 (Web2C 7.5.6) (format=latex 2014.5.19) 12 MAY 2015 22:27 entering extended mode %&-line parsing enabled. **/tmp/8OdLKVNxm9/BNmLkCQpGq

! Emergency stop. <*> /tmp/8OdLKVNxm9/BNmLkCQpGq

* (job aborted, file error in nonstop mode)

Here is how much of TeX's memory you used: 4 strings out of 256217 133 string characters out of 1917095 48804 words of memory out of 1500000 3390 multiletter control sequences out of 10000+200000 3640 words of font info for 14 fonts, out of 1200000 for 2000 645 hyphenation exceptions out of 8191 0i,0n,0p,1b,6s stack positions out of 5000i,500n,6000p,200000b,15000s No pages of output.

-- AlinaRimbu - 13 May 2015

At this point it's beyond my experience, maybe someone else will jump in. Since /usr/bin/latex is an external package, possibly that has been updated with OS updates? Also since it's writing to /tmp files, it could be a change in permissions, or file system space issues? I'm not sure what else to suggest.

-- GeorgeClark - 13 May 2015

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Subject Using an extension
Extension MathModePlugin
Version Foswiki 1.0.9
Status More info required
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