[tex-live] Arm support

Robin Fairbairns Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk
Tue Apr 17 18:13:46 CEST 2012

Mojca Miklavec <mojca.miklavec.lists at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Apr 17, 2012 at 09:09, Simon Dales wrote:
> > There seems to be some confusion about the platforms for texlive. Your www
> > doesn't mention ARM but other, such as debian have packages for many ARM-ish
> > platforms.
> >
> > In particular I was going to get a Raspberry Pi (armel (?)) and it would be
> > good to have a TeX on that machine.
> For TeX Live 2011 you need to get binaries separately from
>     http://www.tug.org/texlive/files/armel-linux-tl11/
> For TeX Live 2012 it will be included in distribution. I tested the
> binaries with official debian image inside qemu and they seemed to
> work, even though they were compiled on a different machine.
> You might get RPI early enough to be able to test and report potential
> problems before TL 2012 release.

i guess that, in principle, i could do such testing.  (there are several
people in this building who've been doing software development in
collaboration with the raspi people since before the launch.)

i'll ask around.


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