[pdftex] How to build pdfTeX-20010806 from sources

Sebastian Rahtz sebastian.rahtz at computing-services.oxford.ac.uk
Thu Mar 14 09:13:15 CET 2002

On Thu, Mar 14, 2002 at 07:10:44AM +0100, G. D. Brettschneider wrote:
> I'm quite unexperienced in building Linux binaries from sources, and 
> having solved some basic problems (missing gcc, bison, flex, texmf 
> tree...) I cannot come beyond this point when trying to compile the 
> 20010806 version of pdfTeX:
> Can someone tell me what's wrong? Or are there precompiled linux 
> binaries for the latest pdftex version on the web?

yes. and the latest is not 20010806.

get them from http://www.tug.org/texlive/tlprod/Master/bin/i386-linux
(and corresponding support files in ...Master/texmf/web2c) 

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