[tex-live] texlive installation problems

Michel Bovani michel.bovani at wanadoo.fr
Sun Jun 29 18:12:03 CEST 2003

Two problems when installing texlive-inst-20030627 on macosX

1 - No binaries were installed (platformrecognition is ok). I fixed it 
by copying the image in a directory and moving file names like



tpm/binary/bin-*-powerpc-darwin63.zip  (6.3 -> 63)

Note that it should *not* be macosX specific : all binaries sets whith 
period in their names should be concerned 
(bin-amstex-powerpc-aix4.3.3.0.zip eg).

Of course it should probably be better to fix it at install script 

2 - With this fix the installation is ok excepted that pdf(e)tex 
formats are not generated. In fact pdftex/pdfetex aren't up to date and 
the pool files does not match. I fixed it by replacing these binaries 
by most recent versions stolen to a recent gerben's tetex distrib and 
running fmtutil.

Michel Bovani

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