[tex-live] cygwin install of tetex-20120119 broken.
kbrow1i at gmail.com
Sun Feb 5 21:46:30 CET 2012
On 2/5/2012 11:40 AM, George Barrick wrote:
> Subject: cygwin install of tetex-20120119 broken.
> 2012.02.03.16:35:24 UT
> Hey TeX-live guys,
> I am a user of LaTeX under the CygWin GNU/Linux
> emulator for Win32. My box is a Dell Optiplex 380 with
> an Intel Core2 2930 MHz CPU, 4.0 GBt memory that runs
> WinXP Pro. version 2002 + SP3 (686-32). I'm using
> CygWin 1.7.8-1 due to the fact that the 1.7.9-1 has a
> little bug that prevents GNU Octave (my favorite numerics
> program) from piping its output to gnuplot. Other than
> that one .dll, my CygWin installation is up-to-date.
> The CygWin installer has brought a new set of
> tetex-packages into its list this weekend. These are
> all associated with tetex-20120119. This replaced all
> of my previous tetex-3.0.0-3, but has suceeded in giving
> me a broken tetex installation.
What Cygwin mirror did you get tetex-20120119 from? I've checked
several, and they all have tetex-3.0.0-3.
> $ latex test0203.tex
> This is pdfTeX, Version 3.1415926-2.3-1.40.12 (TeX Live 2011)
TeX Live 2011 is not in the Cygwin distribution. But as Reinhard said,
you can use the TeX Live installer to install Tex Live 2011 on Cygwin.
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