[tex-live] Compiling from source
henriqueleng at opmbx.org
Wed Jan 14 23:56:56 CET 2015
First Zdenek requests:
~ $ env | grep TEX
~ $ kpsewhich --all texmf.cnf
On Wed, Jan 14, 2015 at 10:31:05PM +0000, Karl Berry wrote:
> The dropping of /usr does not make sense to me. The scripts and
> programs do not randomly change the paths as given. Do you have any
> tex-related environment variables set?
These are all my env. variables:
~ $ env
> At any rate, 1) does kpsewhich cmr10.tfm find the tfm file?
> If not, clearly nothing will work. (The tfms are already in Master and
> do not need to be built.)
~ $ kpsewhich cmr10.tfm
> 2) how about kpsewhich -engine=/ tex.fmt? If that's not there, the fmt
> needs to be built (as is apparently the case).
~ $ kpsewhich -engine=/ tex.fmt
> 3) why fmtutil-sys is failing, I cannot guess; you'd have to look at the
> log. Perhaps try building the simplest format by hand:
> tex -ini '\input tex.ini'
Should I run this?
~ $ tex -ini '\input tex.ini'
This is TeX, Version 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2014) (INITEX)
! I can't find file `tex.ini'.
<*> \input tex.ini
> As for the doc about building from source, I tried to write it as
> clearly (yet tersely, because no one reads long instructions) as I
> could. Just saying it's confusing does not help.
Something that helps, are examples, I would like to see a pratical example to what to do
after make install. Note that this is the main question of this thread,
what I should do after compiling the source and make install, to have a working enviroment.
My case is described on the first message: http://tug.org/pipermail/tex-live/2015-January/036223.html
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