[tlbuild] first build for TeX Live 2008

Jonathan Kew jonathan_kew at sil.org
Thu May 22 00:11:54 CEST 2008

On 21 May 2008, at 11:03 pm, Vladimir Volovich wrote:

> BTW, i remembered that there's indeed a bug in xetex's configure or
> Makefile rules. e.g. on solaris, the link command is:
> CC -o xetex xetexini.o xetex0.o xetex1.o xetex2.o xetexextra.o  
> trans.o XeTeX_ext.o xetex_pool.o XeTeXFontMgr_FC.o synctex-xe.o  
> mfileio.o numbers.o pdfimage.o bmpimage.o jpegimage.o pngimage.o  
> XeTeX_pic.o XeTeXFontMgr.o XeTeXLayoutInterface.o  
> XeTeXOTLayoutEngine.o XeTeXFontInst.o cmaps.o FontTableCache.o  
> XeTeXOTMath.o XeTeXGrLayout.o XeTeXFontInst_FT2.o -D_REENTRANT  -L/ 
> opt/csw/lib -lsocket ../../libs/icu-xetex/lib/libsicuuc.a ../../ 
> libs/icu-xetex/lib/libsicule.a ../../libs/icu-xetex/lib/ 
> libsicudata.a ../../libs/teckit/lib/.libs/libTECkit.a ../../libs/ 
> freetype2/.libs/libfreetype.a ../../libs/graphite-engine/src/.libs/ 
> libgraphite.a ../../libs/zlib/libz.a ../../libs/xpdf/xpdf/ 
> libxpdf.a ../../libs/xpdf/goo/libGoo.a ../../libs/xpdf/fofi/ 
> libfofi.a ../../libs/libpng/libpng.a /opt/csw/lib/libfontconfig.so / 
> opt/csw/lib/libiconv.so /opt/csw/lib/libfreetype.so -lz /opt/csw/ 
> lib/libexpat.so lib/lib.a ../kpathsea/.libs/libkpathsea.a -lm - 
> lpthread -R/opt/csw/lib -R/opt/csw/lib
> which needlessly pulls in
> /opt/csw/lib/libfreetype.so
> /opt/csw/lib/libiconv.so
> /opt/csw/lib/libexpat.so
> and also -lz in addition to ../../libs/zlib/libz.a, and -lpthread.
> making them direct dependencies.

Hmmm. Is this something libtool is doing? What does the preceding  
libtool line that generates this link command look like?

> the link command succeeeds if i remove these 3 .so libs, and -lz
> -lpthread and leave only /opt/csw/lib/libfontconfig.so:

And does the resulting binary still work, including the ability to  
locate an OpenType font from ~/.fonts or /etc/fonts or something  
(wherever fontconfig is set up to manage)?


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