[tex-live] Re: TL binary builds?

Tigran Aivazian tigran at aivazian.fsnet.co.uk
Thu Sep 8 17:32:58 CEST 2005

just realized that you probably want the content of lib subdirectory as 
well, so I placed it there now.

On Thu, 8 Sep 2005, Tigran Aivazian wrote:

> Hi Karl,
> I have now built successfully the x86_64 binaries and placed them here:
>  http://www.bibles.org.uk/x86_64
> The number of files produced was 256 which is roughly the same as in i386 
> case (254) so I think everything went OK. But I haven't tested these binaries 
> (other than to make sure tex runs:
> $ ./tex
> This is TeX, Version 3.141592 (Web2C 7.5.5)
> At some point I will switch my environment to it but I haven't got time to do 
> it now. But I won't delay it so long as to cause a critical bug to be found 
> only at the last minute before release, like I did last time :)
> Sorry about this delay. Normally I would respond and do things quicker, it's 
> just I was very busy recently...
> Here is the uname -a and gcc -v output that you wanted:
> # uname -a
> Linux elpis #18 SMP Fri Mar 25 19:46:16 GMT 2005 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 
> GNU/Linux
> # gcc -v
> Reading specs from /usr/lib/gcc-lib/x86_64-redhat-linux/3.3.3/specs
> Configured with: ../configure --prefix=/usr --mandir=/usr/share/man 
> --infodir=/usr/share/info --enable-shared --enable-threads=posix 
> --disable-checking --disable-libunwind-exceptions --with-system-zlib 
> --enable-__cxa_atexit --host=x86_64-redhat-linux
> Thread model: posix
> gcc version 3.3.3 20040412 (Red Hat Linux 3.3.3-7)
> Kind regards
> Tigran
> On Mon, 5 Sep 2005, Karl Berry wrote:
>> Tigran and all -- the line I sent before was just retrieving the web2c
>> sources, because (as I recall) someone was asking just for those.
>> Ignore that, obviously.
>> To get the complete TL dev tree, try this:
>>  rsync -a --exclude Images tug.org::tldevsrc/Build/source.development/
>> Then run the Build script that is in source.development.
>> If it doesn't work, let me/us know and we'll try to fix.  If it does
>> work, please send me the output of uname -a and [g]cc -v and whatever
>> else might be interesting for users to know about the build environment.
>> Thanks,
>> karl

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