[tex-live] TL and LilyPond

Thomas Esser te@dbs.uni-hannover.de
Thu, 24 Oct 2002 22:01:04 +0200

> TeX Live has static kpathsea compiled in, so the dynamic libraries
> are not available. Lilypond expects to find them, so it fails.
> The answer is to install teTeX *as well* as TeX Live, I am afraid.

Well, TeX Live has everything you need. Just do an normal installation,
then unpack the sources and do
  cd TeX/texk/kpathsea
  ./configure; make; make install

> No, I cannot easily fix this in TeX Live, because TL does not do
> "true" installs, which would involve grokking the system setup
> and putting libraries in the right place. RedHat etc can do
> it right, because they know their file system. Our binaries are
> supposed to work on any or all Linux system.
> Sorry, this is a mess, I know.

TeX Live cannot provide the necessary files. The headers depend on the
compiler you use.