[tex-k] Issues compiling web2c
dch888 at gmail.com
Mon Apr 11 01:09:35 CEST 2011
Thanks very much, I'll have a look at the build pages.
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On 10 Apr 2011, at 22:21, karl at freefriends.org (Karl Berry) wrote:
> This is quite old. If you feel like building the current sources
> instead, see http://tug.org/texlive/build.html. And/or if you are just
> wanting to use TeX, see http://tug.org/mactex.
> So this error means that one of the types is not recognised?
> I did some searching but got lost in a maze of conditional includes!
> Adding -dD -E to the gcc command line
> will output the macro definitions inline with the sources.
> I often use this to figure out what got #define'd to what.
> Anyone got any clue what is going on here?
> Not at this late date.
> Google searching showed that it was something like 'trie_size' was
> too low, but I changed that to 4 million in texmf/web2c/texmf.cnf in
> the source but no luck.
> The trie_size-related definitions in tex.ch might have to be changed.
> Is there any switch I can put on tex to trap the error?
> No, but you could avoid including all the hyphenation patterns.
> (I can't give you a recipe, sorry.)
> Trying to use the circa-2004 web2c 7.5.4 with the TL 2010 macro tree
> seems doomed to failure, however.
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