# What to do about error message about extra \else in greek.ldf? [closed]

I get this error since I upgraded to texlive 2013:

(/usr/local/texlive/2013/texmf-dist/tex/luatex/hyph-utf8/luatex-hyphen.lua)))
! Extra \else.
l.74 \else

?


Posting this question directly in case someone has an easy answer. In the mean time I am trying to come up with a minimal example that gives me this error.

EDIT:

This:

\documentclass[11pt,oneside]{article}

\usepackage[greek, english]{babel}

\begin{document}

test

\end{document}


gives:

This is LuaTeX, Version beta-0.76.0-2013061817 (rev 4627)
restricted \write18 enabled.
(./test.tex
LaTeX2e <2011/06/27>
Babel <3.9f> and hyphenation patterns for 78 languages loaded.
(/usr/local/texlive/2013/texmf-dist/tex/latex/base/article.cls
Document Class: article 2007/10/19 v1.4h Standard LaTeX document class
(/usr/local/texlive/2013/texmf-dist/tex/latex/base/size11.clo))
(/usr/local/texlive/2013/texmf-dist/tex/generic/babel/babel.sty
(/usr/local/texlive/2013/texmf-dist/tex/generic/babel-greek/greek.ldf
(/usr/local/texlive/2013/texmf-dist/tex/generic/babel/babel.def
(/usr/local/texlive/2013/texmf-dist/tex/generic/babel/luababel.def))
! Extra \else.
l.74 \else

?


So it seems to be babel somehow?

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## closed as off-topic by egreg, Khaled Hosny, Werner, David Carlisle, KurtSep 12 '13 at 23:03

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looks like this that @egreg just reported latex-project.org/cgi-bin/ltxbugs2html?pr=babel/4360 –  David Carlisle Sep 12 '13 at 14:49
@DavidCarlisle Yes, the file being read is greek.ldf and so the problem is exactly what I reported. For the moment one has to comment out the \fi on line 73 in greek.ldf. –  egreg Sep 12 '13 at 15:13
A message about this has also appeared on the TeX Live list: tug.org/pipermail/tex-live/2013-September/034142.html –  egreg Sep 12 '13 at 21:33
This question appears to be off-topic because it is about a bug to be solved by a package update –  egreg Sep 12 '13 at 21:33
It seems to me that this problem has been solved with the latest TL updates. –  doncherry Sep 14 '13 at 9:56