[pdftex] pdftex compilation

Olaf Weber olaf at infovore.xs4all.nl
Sun Jun 1 17:13:37 CEST 2003

Kuznetsov A writes:

> Dear pdftex guru, please, help me.
> On FreeBSD 4.4-stable + teTeX-1.0.7 I try to compile
> pdftex from pdftex-20010806.tgz downloaded from CTAN.
> Compilation crashes with message

        touch tangeboot.p

It's got a bad timestamp.

>  ......
> gcc -o web2c main.o y_tab.o lex.yy.o -lfl ../lib.a ../../kpathsea/STATIC/lib
> kpathsea -lm ./tangle ./tangle.web ./tangle.ch
>  ./tangle: No such file o directory
> Error code 1
> Stop in /tmp/src/texk/web2c
>  .......

> Indeed, tangle.web and tangle.ch are present in /src/texk/web2c
> of the source-package, but tangle is absent.

> Where can I take tangle?
> What source-package should be used to compile "current/stable" pdftex?

> Thanks in advance
> A.V.Kuznetsov

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Olaf Weber

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