[tex-live] TL2010 pretest luatex fails on Solaris 10 sparc

George N. White III gnwiii at gmail.com
Wed Jun 9 23:14:23 CEST 2010

On Wed, Jun 9, 2010 at 3:37 PM, Vladimir Volovich <vvv at vsu.ru> wrote:

> "GNW" == George N White writes:
>  >> i don't see that luatex crashed sith segmentation fault, -- George,
>  >> could you please look what's inside the log files (dvilualatex.log,
>  >> etc)? that could give more clues.
>  GNW> If the versions are the same then shouldn't the .fmt files that
>  GNW> work for i386-linux and universal-darwin also work on
>  GNW> sparc-solaris?
> i assume they should, but it is possible that there's a bug which makes
> the format files platform-dependent. at least, the endianness of
> sparc-solaris and the other 2 platforms (i386-linux and universal-darwin)
> is different, which may be causing a problem.

If someone has luatex working on big-endian it would be useful to check
if the .fmt differs from a little-endian (or post md5sum so I can compare
with a little-endian .fmt I just made:

3c04bf4d0d55cd13320cf70ce51b3836 ./texmf-var/web2c/luatex/luatex.fmt

>  GNW> I don't get any logs using fmtutil-sys (maybe they are in some tmp
>  GNW> directory other than $TMPDIR?).  There are older logs in the
>  GNW> web2c/luatex directory.
> i don't know where are the log files saved, if generation fails.
> but you could try to run it manually by running one of the commands
> which fmtutil reports it is running:
> luatex -ini   -jobname=dvilualatex -progname=dvilualatex dvilualatex.ini
> luatex -ini   -jobname=lualatex -progname=lualatex lualatex.ini
> luatex -ini   -jobname=luatex -progname=luatex luatex.ini
> luatex -ini   -jobname=dviluatex -progname=dviluatex dviluatex.ini
> and then you should have all files created in your current directory.

I did just step 3 in a previous message -- look for the "cat luatex.log".

George N. White III <aa056 at chebucto.ns.ca>
Head of St. Margarets Bay, Nova Scotia

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