[pdftex] Sun Solaris: asprintf symbol not found

Allin Cottrell cottrell at wfu.edu
Sat Jul 17 02:08:29 CEST 2010

On Fri, 16 Jul 2010, Mark Senn wrote:

> This is a bug report for TeX Live 2009 on Solaris 5.10:

You mean Solaris 10/SunOS 5.10?

> % latex -version ld.so.1: pdftex: fatal: relocation error: file
> /opt/texlive/2009/bin/i386-solaris/pdftex: symbol asprintf:
> referenced symbol not found Killed
> What's the short term fix?  Please fix this in TeX Live 2010.
> Thanks.

In an ideal world there would be a configure-time check for the
presence of asprintf. Also in an ideal world, Solaris would
support asprintf by now. See


Allin Cottrell

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