[luatex] Building LuaTeX.

luigi scarso luigi.scarso at gmail.com
Wed Sep 29 16:16:26 CEST 2010

On Wed, Sep 29, 2010 at 4:13 PM, Paul Isambert <zappathustra at free.fr> wrote:
>  Le 29/09/2010 12:42, luigi scarso a écrit :
>> On Wed, Sep 29, 2010 at 12:36 PM, Paul Isambert<zappathustra at free.fr>
>>  wrote:
>>>  Le 29/09/2010 12:19, Taco Hoekwater a écrit :
>>>> On 09/29/10 12:17, Taco Hoekwater wrote:
>>>>> libgcc_s_dw2 is one of the gcc runtime support libraries (for the dwarf
>>>>> debugging format, I assume) so it sounds like either the dll search
>>>>> path
>>>>> is messed up, or you are missing a package in this particular msys
>>>>> install.
>>>> Side note: one of the somewhat confusing things in mingw32 is that
>>>> it does not actually need the dll files to do a successful linking
>>>> of the final executable (it uses a special preprocessed file for
>>>> that stage), but it *does* need all dlls at runtime.
>>> The problem is the dll indeed (so this also answers Luigi's question).
>>> The
>>> missing package seems a promising idea, since when I was on the other
>>> computer (where the build was successful), I made many side
>>> installations,
>>>  but I can't remember which...
>>> Best,
>>> Paul
>> with
>> http://sourceforge.net/projects/mingw/files/Automated%20MinGW%20Installer/mingw-get-inst/mingw-get-inst-20100831/mingw-get-inst-20100831.exe/download
>> libgcc_s_dw is in c:\MinGW\bin
>> which in turn is on my path
> I have it too (precisely, libgcc_s_dw2-1.dll). If I put it in LuaTeX's
> folder, along with another one which is also missing, and can be found in
> MinGW/bin too, namely libstdc++-6.dll, then LuaTeX works.
> It's has if there missed a link toward those dll, which LuaTeX should find
> by itself (as I've repeated several times, I'm ignorant on such things, so I
> might be saying pure nonsense).
Do you have them in your PATH variable ?


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