In TeX Live 2014
man etex reads:
This version of e-TeX implements a number of optional extensions. In fact, many of these extensions conflict to a greater or lesser extent with the definition of e-TeX. When such extensions are enabled, the banner printed when e-TeX starts is changed to print e- TeXk instead of e-TeX.
I have some questions:
- etex never shows e-TeX or e-TeXk banners (only pdfTeX) - is the manual incorrect?
- Is there any pure e-TeX executable (not a symbolic link to pdftex) - at least the authors of e-TeX themselves use it, don't they?
- What should be configured so that the same extensions which are disabled for
texwill be also disabled for
etex(considering that we cannot use