[tex-live] texlive installation on FreeBSD amd64

Manfred Lotz manfred at dante.de
Sat Jul 19 21:02:56 CEST 2008

Hi Norbert and Reinhard,

Norbert Preining wrote:
> On Sa, 19 Jul 2008, Manfred Lotz wrote:
>> It seems that in tlpkg/installer/config.guess the name x86_64 is set for 
>>  64bit FreeBSD which should be changed to amd64.
> Strange, in the TLUtils.pm, sub platform (can yo please check) there is:
>       $guessed_platform=~s/^x86_64-(.*)-freebsd$/amd64-$1-freebsd/;
> which should take care of that. Can you check whether you have that
> entry?

Yes, that entry is there.

/bin/sh tlpgk/installer/config.guess tells:


Being a Perl illiterate I nevertheless dare to guess that the '$' in 
the regexp of

kills it.

It would work if config.guess would give: x86_64-unknown-freebsd.


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