[OS X TeX] segmentation fault / bus error with mpm

Alex Hamann Alexander.Hamann at stud-mail.uni-wuerzburg.de
Sun Aug 3 19:06:31 CEST 2008

Am 03.08.2008 um 17:18 schrieb Frank STENGEL:

> Le 3 août 08 à 16:31, Jasper Knockaert a écrit :
>> Hi
>> Alex Hamann schreef op 03-08-2008 16:24:
>>> sudo mpm --update-db
>>> however gave me "segmentation fault" on my first 3 tries and  
>>> after opening a new shell window I now get "Bus Error".
>>> I also get bus error after trying to install various packages,  
>>> even though the packages seem to get installed.
>> Did you try to compile mpm with -O1?
> I'm having the same problem as the OP and had given up on mpm. I  
> just tried re-compiling the whole thing and changing the -O2 flag  
> into an -O1 flag and addding the -single_module flag in the file  
> described by the OP. Still having segmentation faults...
> -- 
> Frank STENGEL (fstengel<at>mac.com)

Oh well, this is not meant to make me optimistic. But if I am reading  
the news about texlive2008 correctly, we will soon have a built-in  
update mechanism independent of mpm.
Still, it is a bit of a pain in the a** since mpm based on 2.6 used  
to work kind of well...


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