[tex-live] TL installer xz.x86_64 expects GLIB_C 2.6

George N. White III gnwiii at gmail.com
Mon Nov 22 19:00:02 CET 2010

2010/11/22 Zdenek Wagner <zdenek.wagner at gmail.com>:
> 2010/11/22 George N. White III <gnwiii at gmail.com>:
> ...
>>> It wasn't enabled, I have just put it on the command line:
>>> $ tlmgr update --all --backup
>>> tlmgr: package repository http://mirrors.ctan.org/systems/texlive/tlnet
>>> tlmgr: saving backups to /usr/local/texlive/2010/tlpkg/backups
>>> [1/27] auto-remove: acromake
>>> [2/27] auto-remove: armenian
>>> [3/27] auto-remove: mapcodes
>>> [4/27] auto-remove: siggraph
>>> [5/27] auto-remove: mhs
>>> ...
>>> My path is:
>>> /home/wagner/velthuis/bin:/usr/local/texlive/2010/bin/x86_64-linux:/opt/jdk1.6.0_14/bin:...
>> Interesting.   Either your xz.x86_64-linux is different from mine or
>> tlmgr is finding some
>> other xz.   I assume tlmgr always uses
>> ...tlpkg/installer/xz/xz.x86_64-linux.  I just ran
>> tlmgr-latest, and now:
>> $ strings xz.x86_64-linux | grep GLIBC
>> GLIBC_2.2
>> GLIBC_2.0
>> GLIBC_2.1
>> GLIBC_2.3
>> The old version was dated May 28th, while xz.i386_linux was dated
>> June.  I'm sure "tlmgr update --self" has been run many times -- maybe
>> that doesn't update the installer binaries.
> I have tried to locate it and then display help:
> $ /usr/local/texlive/2010/tlpkg/installer/xz/xz.x86_64-linux --help
> Usage: /usr/local/texlive/2010/tlpkg/installer/xz/xz.x86_64-linux
> [OPTION]... [FILE]...
> Compress or decompress FILEs in the .xz format.
> Mandatory arguments to long options are mandatory for short options too.
>  -z, --compress      force compression
>  -d, --decompress    force decompression
>  -t, --test          test compressed file integrity
>  -l, --list          list information about files
>  -k, --keep          keep (don't delete) input files
>  -f, --force         force overwrite of output file and (de)compress links
>  -c, --stdout        write to standard output and don't delete input files
>  -0 .. -9            compression preset; 0-2 fast compression, 3-5 good
>                      compression, 6-9 excellent compression; default is 6
>  -e, --extreme       use more CPU time when encoding to increase compression
>                      ratio without increasing memory usage of the decoder
>  -q, --quiet         suppress warnings; specify twice to suppress errors too
>  -v, --verbose       be verbose; specify twice for even more verbose
>  -h, --help          display this short help and exit
>  -H, --long-help     display the long help (lists also the advanced options)
>  -V, --version       display the version number and exit
> With no FILE, or when FILE is -, read standard input.
> Report bugs to <lasse.collin at tukaani.org> (in English or Finnish).
> XZ Utils home page: <http://tukaani.org/xz/>

Your version doesn't need any non-existent libraries.   After running
update-tlmgr-latest.sh  mine seems to be working, but I'll feel better
after a real update has succeeded in making backups.

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

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